[ 2 syll. ric-key, ri-ck-ey ] The baby boy name Rickey is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is RIHK-iy- †. Rickey is largely used in the English language, and it is derived from Welsh, Old Norse, and Germanic origins.
Rickey is an English diminutive form of the name Cedric (English and French).
Rickey is also an English diminutive form of the name Eric (English, French, and Scandinavian).
Rickey is also a diminutive form of the name Frederick (English).
Rickey is also an English diminutive form of the name Richard (Czech, Dutch, English, French, and German).
Rickey is also an English diminutive form of the name Roderick (English and German).
Rickey is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1958, 0.176% of baby boys were given the name Rickey. It ranked at #106 then. The baby name has since experienced a marked fall in popularity, and is now of irregular use. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Rickey, Eric was the most popular in 2018. Rickey has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.
† Pronunciation for Rickey: 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)"