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Ritchie - Meaning of Ritchie

What does Ritchie mean?

[ 2 syll. rit-(c)hie, ri-tch-ie ] The baby boy name Ritchie is pronounced as RIHK-iy- †. Ritchie is of Germanic origin and it is used mainly in English. Ritchie is a variant transcription of Richard (Czech, Dutch, English, French, and German).

See also the related category germanic (german).

Ritchie is unusual as a baby boy name. Its usage peaked in 1964 with 0.008% of baby boys being named Ritchie. It was #627 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a decline in popularity since then, and is of only very modest use now. Among the family of boy names directly related to Ritchie, Richard was the most widely used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Ritchie include Ricci (English), Richey (English), Richie (English), Richy (English), Rickee, Rickey (English), Ricki (English), Rickie (English), Ricky (English and Spanish), Rikki (English), Rachaud, Raghu (Indian), Raghyd, Rago, Rahas, Raja (Indian), Rajak, Rajas, Rajko (Slavic and Slovenian), and Raju (Indian).

† Pronunciation for Ritchie: 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)"

A famous person named Ritchie is Rock Musician, Ritchie Valens, born 13 May 1941 - 3 February 1959, Pacoima, California.


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