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Rick

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221k Ricky (American)
9k Rico (Spanish)
4k Rich (English)

How popular is the baby name Rick in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1919 6 0 6
1921 5 0 5
1922 7 0 7
1923 9 0 9
1924 12 0 12
1925 13 0 13
1926 17 0 17
1927 20 0 20
1928 18 0 18
1929 21 0 21
1930 20 0 20
1931 25 0 25
1932 21 0 21
1933 22 0 22
1934 21 0 21
1935 17 0 17
1936 34 0 34
1937 33 0 33
1938 38 0 38
1939 37 0 37
1940 55 0 55
1941 61 0 61
1942 96 0 96
1943 237 0 237
1944 431 0 431
1945 505 0 505
1946 830 0 830
1947 1,126 5 1,121
1948 1,280 0 1,280
1949 1,361 0 1,361
1950 1,488 0 1,488
1951 1,895 0 1,895
1952 2,591 0 2,591
1953 3,172 0 3,172 #100 boy name
1954 3,376 5 3,371
1955 3,165 6 3,159
1956 3,655 5 3,650 #100 boy name
1957 4,673 10 4,663 #87 boy name
1958 5,466 6 5,460 #76 boy name
1959 4,944 8 4,936 #89 boy name
1960 4,227 6 4,221 #100 boy name
1961 3,746 13 3,733
1962 3,426 11 3,415
1963 3,229 10 3,219
1964 2,860 5 2,855
1965 2,263 8 2,255
1966 1,750 5 1,745
1967 1,595 6 1,589
1968 1,437 6 1,431
1969 1,272 0 1,272
1970 1,194 8 1,186
1971 859 0 859
1972 684 0 684
1973 622 0 622
1974 517 0 517
1975 501 0 501
1976 462 0 462
1977 439 0 439
1978 404 0 404
1979 496 0 496
1980 442 0 442
1981 457 7 450
1982 496 5 491
1983 437 0 437
1984 386 0 386
1985 442 0 442
1986 418 0 418
1987 437 0 437
1988 385 0 385
1989 366 0 366
1990 377 0 377
1991 346 0 346
1992 312 0 312
1993 316 0 316
1994 266 0 266
1995 215 0 215
1996 214 0 214
1997 190 0 190
1998 165 0 165
1999 165 0 165
2000 165 0 165
2001 144 0 144
2002 146 0 146
2003 130 0 130
2004 120 0 120
2005 152 0 152
2006 133 0 133
2007 124 0 124
2008 110 0 110
2009 106 0 106
2010 107 0 107
2011 98 0 98
2012 81 0 81
2013 72 0 72
2014 88 0 88
2015 80 0 80

Want to know about the popularity of the Rick baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 81,474 babies born with the name Rick in the United States. That's more than enough Ricks to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rick" was in 1958 with a total of 5,460 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ricks)

According to the 1970 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rick" ranks #75 in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 16 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1970. Across the entire United States a total of 1,194 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Rick popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Rick" mean? The list below shows the origins of Rick as well as things modernly associated with the name Rick such as celebrities named Rick.

Origin and Meaning of Rick

The name "Rick" is of English origin, and it means "Brave ruler". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Rick Astley

Rick Astley is a singer, songwriter, musician, and radio personality specializing in pop, dance-pop, blue-eyed soul, and adult contemporary music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1985 to 32767. Rick was born in 1966 as Richard Paul Astley in Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, England.

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Rick Moranis

Rick Moranis is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, and musician. with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1976 to 1997. Rick was born in 1954 as Frederick Allan Moranis in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Rick Fox

Rick Fox is a basketball biography. Rick was born in 1969 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Rick Springfield

Rick Springfield is a musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor specializing in rock, power pop, and hard rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1962 to present. Rick was born in 1949 as Richard Lewis Springthorpe in South Wentworthville, New South Wales, Australia.

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Rick Genest

Rick Genest is an actor, freakshow performer, and fashion model with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Rick was born in 1985 as Rick Genest in Chateauguay, Quebec, Canada.

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Rick Malambri

Rick Malambri is an actor and model with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Rick was born in 1982 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Rick

Rick And Morty
Rick And Morty Season 2
Rick Santorum
Rick Steves
Rick Perry
Rick Ross

Alternative Meanings

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

K is for kid, the child within.

Your name in reverse order is "Kcir". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kcri". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Rick born Apr 7, 1960

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern New Zealand approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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