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Name Ricky

Origin:From Old High German words for rich, powerful, power and brave, hardyTools:

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About the name Ricky in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Is diminutive of:Richard
US 2015 rank:#584     ... 582:Gary, 583:Rayan, 584:Ricky, 585:Mitchell, 586:Roland ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Nicky, Nicky, Richy, Rick, Rickey, Ricki, Rocky, Vicky, Becky, Dick     Details
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About Richard/Riccarda, the group of names with the same origin as Ricky

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic two-element name
 the name was brought to England by the Normans
 known as the name of several English kings, e.g. Richard the Lionheart
Words:rihhi = rich, powerful, the power, the ruler  Old High German
 harti = brave, hardy  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:4:Ricardo Jamaica 2008,  5:Richard England+Wales 1974,  5:Rick Netherlands 1999,  8:Riccardo Italy 2011,  8:Ricards Latvia 2010,  24:Richárd Hungary 2002,  48:Ryszard Warsaw 2013,  52:Ricky USA 1960-1969,  53:Rickard Sweden 1999,  66:Rikárdó Hungary 2014
Old/original forms:Richart Old High German, Richeard Old English
Name variants:Ricarda, Riccarda, Ricki, Rikki, Dick, Ricardo, Ricards, Riccardo, Richard, Richárd, Richy, Rick, Rickard, Rickert, Rickey, Ricky, Rico, Rikard, Rikárdó, Ryszard   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
England+Wales decades 1984 75
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 220,  1980-1989 137,  1970-1979 128,  1960-1969 52
USA yearlyGraph2015 584,  2014 518,  2013 495,  2012 459,  2011 456,  2010 450,  2009 416,  2008 365,  2007 373,  2006 395,  2005 376,  2004 358,  2003 349,  2002 341,  2001 326,  2000 294,  1999 271,  1998 292,  1997 264,  1996 248,  1995 237,  1994 2051993 208
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