Ricky - Meaning Of Ricky, What Does Ricky Mean?

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Ricky Meaning


What does Ricky mean, popularity, numerology and more.

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.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 519 in baby name popularity for boys with 534 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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 is a diminutive (nickname) of Richard.

The name Richard is derived from the Germanic elements ric meaning "power, rule" and hard meaning "strong, brave, hardy".

The name Richard is derived from the Germanic elements ric meaning "power, rule" and hard meaning "strong, brave, hardy".

The name was introduced to Britain by the Normans.

Richard was the name of three of England's kings including Richard I the Lionheart, who lead the Third Crusade in the 12th century.

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Variants of the name Ricky include Rickey.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ricky Nelson, Ricky Martin.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ricky in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Ricky Numerology page.

Ricky Numerology
Ricky in Hieroglyhics
Ricky in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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