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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #331 most popular

What does the name "Ricky" mean?

Ricky (American): Brave Ruler

The name "Ricky" is of American origin and it means "Brave Ruler". It's a name commonly given to boys.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

C is for casual, no pretension here.

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ykcir". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kciyr". 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.

How popular is the name "Ricky" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Ricky? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 220,995 babies born with the name Ricky in the United States. That's more than enough Rickies to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1925 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ricky" was in 1958 with a total of 13,372 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rickies)

According to the 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ricky" ranks #76 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 14 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1959. Across the entire United States a total of 13,287 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Ricky popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ricky in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Ricky

Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin is a singer, actor, and author with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1984 to present. Ricky was born in 1971 as Enrique Martin Morales in San Juan, Puerto Rico.


Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais is a comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1982 to present. Ricky was born in 1961 as Ricky Dene Gervais in Whitley, Berkshire, England.


Ricky Williams

Ricky Williams is a NFL player. Ricky was born in 1977 in San Diego, California.


Ricky Ullman

Ricky Ullman is an actor and musician with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1997 to present. Ricky was born in 1986 as Raviv Ullman in Eilat, Israel.


Slick Rick

Slick Rick is a rapper and record producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1982 to present. Slick was born in 1965 as Ricky Martin Lloyd Walters in Mitcham, London, England.


Ricky Hatton

Ricky Hatton is a boxer. Ricky was born in 1978 in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom.


Past life for Ricky born Feb 29, 1984

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 Iran approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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