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Meaning of the name RickyMeaning of the name Ricky

[ 2 syll. ric-ky, ri-cky ] The baby boy name Ricky is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is RIHK-iy- †. Ricky is used chiefly in the English and Spanish languages, and it is derived from Welsh, Gothic, Old Norse, and Germanic origins.

Ricky is a variant of the name Aric (English, Scandinavian, and German) in the English language.

Ricky is also a pet form of the name Cedric (English and French) in the English language.

Ricky is also a variant of the name Derek (Dutch, English, and German) in the English language.

Ricky is also a pet form of the name Eric (English, French, and Scandinavian) in the English language.

Ricky is also a pet form of the name Frederick (English).

Ricky is also a pet form of the name Richard (Czech, Dutch, English, French, and German) in the English and Spanish languages.

Ricky is also a variant of the name Roderick (English and German) in the English language.

Ricky is also a variant of the name Theodoric (English).

Ricky is also a variant of the name Ulrich (English and German) in the English language.

See also the related form, Rikki (English).

Ricky is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. At the peak of its usage in 1958, 0.621% of baby boys were given the name Ricky. Its ranking then was #34. The baby name has since suffered a substantial loss in popularity, and is of very modest use in recent years. In 2012, its usage was only 0.029% and its ranking #462, but it was nonetheless the 3rd most popular after Richard and Derek, out of all boy names in its group. In 2012, Richard's use outnumbered Ricky's by 5 times. Ricky has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Ricky include Ricci, Richey, Richie, Richy, Rickey, Ricki, Rickie, Rikki, Ritchie, Rachaud, Raghu, Raghyd, Rago, Rahas, Raja, Rajak, Rajas, Rajko, Raju, and Raka.

† Pronunciation for Ricky: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

Details of famous persons named Ricky:
Singer Ricky Martin, born Enrique Martin Morales, 24 December 1971, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.
Singers Pretty Ricky, born 1997, Miami, Florida.

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