Ricky - boys name

Ricky name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 70%

Ricky name meaning:

Origin: English

Abbreviation of Richard. Powerful, strong ruler. Also a diminutive of Derek, meaning gifted ruler, people ruler, a variant of the Old German Theodoric.

Related names

Derek , Der, Dereck, Dereka, Derex, Dericka, Derreck, Derrica, Derrick , Dirk, Ricky

Other boys names beginning with R


Overall UK ranking: 1448 out of 4789

17 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Ricky

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