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Boy Names Starting with Ri-

Ri- baby names and what they mean, with 46 results. Ri- names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 3.5%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.5%, 86.3%), with names like Richard falling out of fashion. River (#244) and Ridge (#932) are two of the more trendy birth names in this list, while Rivero (top 3%) and Rinker (5%) are popular Ri- surnames. Here is the list of Ri- names for girls.

Ri- names

Rian - Ridge | Ridgeley - Risley | Riston - Riyad

Rian - Ridge

Ryan and variantsRian, Rien, Rion
Forms of Ryan. Source fr. Gaelic word. "King." Rilen is also a moderately popular kid's name.

Broderick and variantsRic1, Rick1, Rickey1, Rickie1, Ricky1
Var. of Broderick. .. Also possibly (Old German) "famous power". Ricky (compare Rovinsky, Rudinsky) is a popular -ky suffix last name.

Aric and variantsRic2, Rickie2, Ricky2
Forms of Aric. Derivative of Old Norse. "Complete ruler." Ric, Rickie and Ricky are more commonplace as boys' names compared to other variations.

Frederick and variantsRic3, Rich1, Rick2, Ricky3, Rike, Rik1, Rikke1, Rikki1
Var. of Frederick. Origin fr. Old French, Old German elements. "Peaceful ruler." Ric and variants became less popular last year, falling -192 rankings as birth names with Rick leading the decline.

From Welsh element. "Enthusiasm." Rice rose in popularity in the 1880s. See also Roche.

Form of Reece. Origin fr. Welsh. "Enthusiasm." Less popular today. Rice was last listed in 1890-1899 in the Top 2000. See also Riki.

Aldrich and variantsRich2, Richie1, Richy, Ritch, Ritchie1, Ritchey, Ritchy1
Forms of Aldrich. Root fr. Old English word. "Old." Rich (top 67%) and Richie (79%) are conventional as male names, while Richy, Ritch, Ritchey, Ritchie and Ritchy are unique.

Richard and variantsRichard, var. Ric4, Ricard, Ricardo, Riccardo, Richardo, Rich3, Richart, Richerd, Richie2, Rickard, Rick3, Rickert, Rickey2, Ricki1, Ricky4, Rickie3, Rico1, Rikard, Riki, Riocard, Rikki2, Ritchard, Ritcherd, Ritchie2, Ritchyrd, Ritchy2, Ritshard, Ritsherd
Source fr. Old German element. "Powerful leader." Usage of Rikki and forms was widespread during 1950-1959 and has become lower, with Ricky becoming somewhat dated.

Derived fr. Old French word. "Rich hill." Richmond is a scarce men's name, existing often (top 1%) as a surname.

Eric and variantsRick4, Rickey3, Ricky5, Rikki3, Rikky1
Var. of Eric. Based on Old Norse element. "Complete ruler." Ricky (upper 11%), Rick (16%) and Rickey (29%) are frequently occurring masculine names, whereas Rikki and Rikky are scarcely used.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ri- names: Rian, Ric, Ricardo, Riccardo, Ricci

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ri- names: Ricco, Rice, Rich, Richard, Richardo

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ri- names: Richie, Richmond, Richy, Rick, Rickard

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ri- names: Rickey, Ricki, Rickie, Ricky, Rico

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ri- names: Rider, Ridge, Ritchie

Rick and variantsRick5, var. Ric5, Ricci1, Ricco, Richie3, Rickie4, Rickey4, Rickie5, Ricky6, Rico2, Rikk, Rik2, Rikke2, Rikki4, Rikky2, Rique
Based on English word. .. Humphrey Bogart's character in "Casablanca" was .. Rick and variants became less trendy last year, falling -718 positions as boys' names with Rickey leading the fall.

Form of Ulric. Origin fr. English, Old German words. "Power of the wolf." Rick has decreased in favor as a children's name circa 1950-1959. See also Vick.

Rick7, Rickey5, Ricky7
Forms of Cedric. Source fr. Old English language. "Kind and loved." Rick, Rickey and Ricky are more familiar as birth names compared to other versions.

Form of Theodoric. From Old German element. "People's ruler." Rick is in the Top 2000. See also Ries.

Rickward, var. Rickwerd, Rickwood
Stems fr. Old English language. "Mighty guardian." Not in Top 2000.

Ricky and variantsRicky8, var. Ricci2, Rickey6, Ricki2
Source fr. Old German element. "Powerful leader; peaceful ruler." Usage of Ricky and Rickey as birth names has decreased circa the 1950s.

Derivative of Italian language. Nickname of Enrico and Ricardo. Used frequently as a baby name, Rico is comparable to the popular Rick. See also Rocco.

Form of Henry. From Old German element. "Home leader." Usage of Rico as a children's name in 2015 was 8.6% more than a decade ago. See also Rich.

Rider and variantsRider, var. Ridder
From Old English word. "Horseman." Ridder and Rider are unusual as men's names.

Ridge and variantsRidge, var. Rigg
Root fr. Old English word. "Ridge." Ridge and Rigg became more popular in 2015, gaining on average +101 rankings as birth names with Ridge rising the most.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ri- names for boys.

1. Rian - Ridge
Ryan [Rian, Rien, Rion], Broderick [Ric, Rick, Ricky, Rickey, Rickie], Aric [Ric, Ricky, Rickie], Frederick [Rik, Rick, Rike, Rikke, Ricky, Rikki, ..], Rice, Reece [Rice], Aldrich [Richy, Ritch, Richie, Ritchy, Ritchey, Ritchie, ..], Richard [Ritchy, Ritchie, Ritcherd, Ritchyrd, Ritshard, Ritsherd, ..], Richmond, Eric [Rick, Rikky, Ricky, Rikki, Rickey], Rick [Rik, Rikk, Rikke, Rikki, Rikky, Rique, ..], Ulric [Rick], Cedric [Rick, Ricky, Rickey], Theodoric [Rick], Rickward [Rickwerd, Rickwood], Ricky [Ricki, Ricci, Rickey], Rico, Henry [Rico], Rider [Ridder], Ridge [Rigg]

Ridgeley [Ridglea, Ridglee, Ridgleigh, Ridgeleigh], Ridgeway, Ridley [Ridly, Ridlea, Riddley, Ridleigh], Marino [Rien, Ries, Rinus], Andre [Ries], Rigel, Rigoberto [Rigobert], Ryker [Riker], Riley, Reynold [Rinaldo], Reginald [Rinaldo], Ring [Ringo], Rinji, Rio, Robert [Rip, Riobard], Riordan, Rip, Ripley [Riply, Ripleigh], Rishon, Risley [Risly, Rislee, Rislea, Risleigh]

Riston, Rito, Ritter, River [Rivers], Rives, Riyad [Riyadh]

Usage comparison for Ri- names