Name Ricky - meaning, origin, popularity 

Ricky name meaning

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old High German, Welsh, Gothic, Old Norse and Germanic
Usage: English, Telugu, English, German, Spanish, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: r(ic)-ky
Meaning: Ruler, Peaceful Ruler, Rich, Brave, Hardy and Honor and Powerful King
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What does Ricky mean?

Ricky means Ruler, Peaceful Ruler, Rich, Brave, Hardy or Honor and Powerful King is used principally in English, Danish, Norwegian, Spanish, German, Telugu, Finnish and Swedish generally bestowed upon both sexes has its origin in Old High German, Germanic, Old Norse, Welsh and Gothic. Ricky is a variant form of famous Aric. Aric is English form of Eric. Also Aric is German cognate of Richard. Aric means Sacred Ruler and Ever Ruler is used primarily in English is originated from Old Norse and Germanic. Ricky is a variant of well-known Derek. Derek is a short form of TheodoricTheodoric. Derek is German form of Derrick. Meaning of Derek is First of the People and People and King is originated from Old High German and Gothic. Ricky is variation of celebrated and pious Ulrich. Ulrich is variation of well-liked Alaric. Ulrich is German cognate of Uodalrich. Ulrich means Patrimony and Ruler of All is originated from Old High German and Germanic. Ricky is version of Theodoric. Cherished Gothic Theodoric, meaning of Theodoric is "Reiks and Ruler of the People". Ricky is variation of admired and ceaseless Roderick. Roderick is English cognate of Roderich. Roderick means Fame and Glory is rooted from Old High German and Germanic. Ricky is a version of Rieke. Rieke is a version of Rike. Rieke is equivalent of Names Containing the Name Element Rik in German language. Also Rieke is form of Marieke in German language. Meaning of Rieke is Ulrike and Friederike is rooted from German and Germanic. Ricky is resulted from Eric. Eric is English and Scandinavian cognate of Erich. Also Eric is equivalent of Frederick in English and French languages. Widespread Old Norse and Germanic Eric, meaning of Eric is "Forever Ruler, Ruler and Ever-powerful". Ricky is abridged form of Richard. Richard is variation of Rickward. Also Richard is variant transcription of RIK;HARD. Meaning of Richard is King and Strong and Dominant Ruler is originated from English, Germanic and Old High German. Ricky is short of Frederick. Frederick means Power, Peace and Elf is rooted from Germanic and English. Ricky is diminutive of Cedric. Cedric is variant form of Cerdic. Customary Cedric's origin is Welsh and English, meaning of Cedric is "Pattern of Generosity and Unclear". Ricky is form of Rick in English language. The name is celebrated on May 18th.

How do I pronounce Ricky?

You can pronounce the two syllabled name Ricky as r(ic)-ky.

Variants of Ricky

Richart, Richeard, Rickyy, Rieke, Aric, Derek, Roderick, Theodoric, Ulrich, Rike, Marieke, Airikr, Eric, Richard, Aaric, Arik, Derrick, Darick, Dieter, Tiede, Roderich, Rhoderic, Dedric, Rick, Uodalrich, Alaric, Huldrich, Rich, Ulrike, Tyrick

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How popular is the name Ricky?

an extremely popular name in United States with over 222705 new-borns have been given the name since 1925. When at its peak in 1958, it ranked 34th when 13370 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Moreover, the name has been to the top 50 baby names 10 times Ricky used to be a common name in England and Wales, first appeared in 1996 and over 1492 babies have been given the name in 23 years. At its zenith in 1996,. However after 23 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Also, Ricky was a common name in New South Wales. Over 1069 babies have been named Ricky since 1959. When at the peak of its usage in 1961,. After 13 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Ricky is a familiar baby name in Queensland, it had been in use since 1960 and was last seen in 1985, during its 21 years of usage, it was able to reach the top 100 names. In 1963, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 58 on boy names chart when 69 babies were given the name Ricky. There are over 905 babies that have been given the name Ricky in Queensland. Ricky is a unique baby name in France, it has been in use since 1955 and was able to reach the top 900 names. In 2000, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 819 on boy names chart when 32 babies were named Ricky. Over 343 babies in France have been named Ricky.

Ricky is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, even after 31 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 200. Over 178 babies in Ireland have been named Ricky. In Belgium, it has been in use since 1998 and achieved its top ranking of 815 in 1999. However things change on global perspective, Ricky is extremely popular in Philippines where every 1 in 700 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Indonesia, England and India. According to our research, at least 510000 people have been bestowed Ricky around the globe.

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What numbers say about Ricky?

Open your mind to new opinion and widen your perspective. You get satisfied with little. But you were born for so much more. Criticism helps you become better than you were yesterday. People admire your endless hope that things will get better in the world and your courage to do what others avoid to do. You are always being straight. When it comes to love relationships, you are loyal and passionate but don't trust your partner.

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