Ricky - Meaning of Ricky
[ 2 syll. ric-ky, ri-cky ] The baby girl name Ricky is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced RIHK-iy- †. Ricky has its origins in the Old Norse and Germanic languages. It is used largely in English.
Ricky is a diminutive of the English, French, German, Scandinavian, and Scottish Erica in the English language.
Ricky is also a diminutive of the English, Italian, and Portuguese Frederica in the English language.
Ricky is also a form of the English Ricki.
See also the related form, the English Rikki.
See also the related category english.
Ricky is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Ricky, Erica was the most popular. Ricky has mainly been a boy name in the last century.
† 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)"