Rikki - girls name

Rikki name popularity, meaning and origin

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Rikki name meaning:

The name Rikki is a variant of the name Ricky, which is a diminutive of the name Richard. Richard comes from the Germanic elements "ric" meaning "ruler" and "hard" meaning "brave" or "strong." Therefore, the name Rikki can be interpreted as "brave ruler" or "strong ruler." As a boy's name, Rikki conveys strength, leadership, and courage.

The name Rikki also has a literary association with Rudyard Kipling's short story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," which features a brave and clever mongoose who defends a family against dangerous cobras. This association adds a sense of intelligence and resourcefulness to the name. Overall, Rikki is a name that carries a powerful and assertive energy, making it a suitable choice for parents who want their son to have a strong and determined character.

Origin: Dutch

Variant of Richard.

Related names

Richard , Dickie, Dicky, Edrigu, Rhisiart, Ric, Ricarda, Ricardo , Ricco , Rich, Richelle , Richenda, Richie , Richmal, Rick, Rickard, Ricki, Ricky , Rikke, Rikki , Rique, Risteard, Ritchie , Ryker , Ryzard, Rickon

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Overall UK ranking: 5581 out of 5581

3 recorded births last year

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