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Ricky Meaning


What does Ricky mean?

The name Ricky is of English origin.

The meaning of Ricky is "powerful ruler".

Ricky is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ric-ky.

The Given Name Ricky

Ricky is a diminutive of Richard. See Richard for further details.

Attractive and valiant, it is a name considered by many parents.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Although often used, your fearless little Ricky, is sure to make it all his own.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ricky Gervais, Ricky Rubio, and Ricky Schroder.

Ricky Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 681 in baby name popularity for boys with 364 occurrences. It ranked 10,335 in baby name popularity for girls with 10 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 686 in baby name popularity for boys with 362 occurrences. It ranked 9,202 in baby name popularity for girls with 12 occurrences.

View the Ricky Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ricky has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ricky to other names.

Ricky Related Names

Ricky is a diminutive of Richard.

Variants of the name Ricky include Rickey, Ricki.

Famous Rickys

  • Ricky Gervais ~ Actor
  • Ricky Rubio ~ Basketball Player
  • Ricky Schroder ~ Actor
  • Ricky van Wolfswinkel ~ Soccer Player

Ricky Numerology

What will your new littleRicky be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Ricky Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ricky in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ricky.

Just for fun, see the name Ricky in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ricky in Nautical Flags page.