Rikki - Meaning of Rikki
[ 2 syll. rik-ki, ri-kki ] The baby boy name Rikki is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as RIHK-iy- †. Rikki is used chiefly in the English language, and its origin is Old Norse and Germanic.
Rikki is a diminutive form of the name Eric (English, French, and Scandinavian) in the English language.
Rikki is also a diminutive form of the name Frederick (English).
Rikki is also a contraction of the name Richard (Czech, Dutch, English, French, and German) in the English language.
See also the related form, Ricky (English and Spanish).
Rikki is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Rikki, Eric was the most popular. Rikki has mostly been a girl name in the past century.
† Pronunciation for Rikki: 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)"