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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dicky

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective dicky
Faulty.
noun dicky
See dickey.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
  2. A small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
  3. (British informal) faulty ("I've got this dicky heart")
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  1. A diminutive of the male given name Richard.

Notable Persons Named Dicky

Dicky was born on May 9th, 1957 in Lowell, Massachusetts. Dicky is also known as Eklund and Richard.

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Dicky Cheung is a cantopop and mandopop actor. He has been prominent since 1980. Dicky is also known as Dicky, WaiKin, Killer, 健仔, and Dicky仔.

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Dicky Barrett is a ska punk and punk rock musician, radio personality, actor, voice actor, and announcer. His ongoing career started in 1983. Dicky was given the name Richard Michael Barrett on June 22nd, 1964 in Providence, Rhode Island, US.

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Dicky Wells was a jazz musician. He plays Trombone. Dicky was given the name William Wells on June 10th, 1907. Dicky is also known as Dickie Wells. He breathed his last breath on November 12th, 1985.

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He was most prominent from 1964 to 1995. Dicky was given the name Iskandar Zulkarnaen on October 12th, 1939 in Jakarta. He left this life on May 10th, 1995.

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Dicky was born on July 15th, 1969. Dicky is also known as Pride, Richard Fletcher, and III.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dicky

Lil Dicky is a pop-rap, hip hop music, comedy hip hop, and satirical hip hop musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2013. Lil was given the name David Andrew Burd on March 15th, 1988 in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Dicky is an athlete for the Bogor Raya F.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1925 6 0 6
1927 10 0 10
1928 11 0 11
1929 12 0 12
1930 17 0 17
1931 18 0 18
1932 14 0 14
1933 13 0 13
1934 23 0 23
1935 23 0 23
1936 17 0 17
1937 12 0 12
1938 11 0 11
1939 21 0 21
1940 21 0 21
1941 20 0 20
1942 21 0 21
1943 28 0 28
1944 30 0 30
1945 27 0 27
1946 29 0 29
1947 37 0 37
1948 27 0 27
1949 34 0 34
1950 24 0 24
1951 24 0 24
1952 31 0 31
1953 37 0 37
1954 28 0 28
1955 35 0 35
1956 27 0 27
1957 36 0 36
1958 32 0 32
1959 21 0 21
1960 22 0 22
1961 22 0 22
1962 23 0 23
1963 13 0 13
1964 13 0 13
1965 14 0 14
1966 11 0 11
1967 13 0 13
1968 13 0 13
1969 8 0 8
1970 10 0 10
1971 12 0 12
1972 9 0 9
1975 5 0 5
1976 5 0 5
1980 5 0 5

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Popularity of Dicky as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dicky U.S.
  White 73.53% 64.26%
  African American 14.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dicky

People with the last name Dicky are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Dicky

  • How Popular is the name Dicky? Dicky is the 10,751st most popular name of all time. As a last name Dicky was the 105,079th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dicky have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 975 babies born with the first name Dicky in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dicky to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dicky? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1925 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Dicky first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dicky is Friday, August 4th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Dicky born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dicky was in 1947 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Dicky Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dicky is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Dicky: Your name in reverse order is Ykcid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cikdy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dicky? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 170 people with the last name Dicky.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dicky? Dicky is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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