[ 2 syll. ric-ki, ri-cki ] The baby boy name Ricki is also used, and more commonly so, as a girl name. Its pronunciation is RIHK-iy- †. Ricki is used chiefly in the English language, and it is derived from Old Norse and Germanic origins.
Ricki is a variant of the name Eric (English, French, and Scandinavian) in the English language.
Ricki is also a pet form of the name Richard (Czech, Dutch, English, French, and German) in the English language.
Ricki is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1953, 0.007% of baby boys were given the name Ricki. Its ranking then was #599. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is today of very light use. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Ricki, Eric was the most popular. There were times from 1953 to 1961 when more boys than girls were named Ricki, but currently it is more often than not a girl name. In 1952, 18% more girls than boys were given the name Ricki.
† Pronunciation for Ricki: 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)"