Ricky - A very unique male name
Ricky, meaning dominant or peaceful ruler, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1936 on position #1627. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ricky and more.
With that position 1 in 2,968 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ricky peaked in popularity 60 years ago in 1958 on position 34.
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Ricky is currently topping the charts in...Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ricky is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #344 - and is the least popular in Pennsylvania at position #1,139.
Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ricky is where you live.
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Ricky origin and meaningRicky is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means dominant or peaceful ruler. To see famous people named Ricky, pop culture references for the name Ricky and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.
Similar to Ricky
We've found the following names that sound similar to Ricky, sorted by popularity.Rick / Ross / Rickey / Rex / Rocky / Rocco / Royce / Roscoe / Rickie / Reece /
Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better
understanding of how popular or unique this name is.
With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.
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Even more about Ricky
These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.