Ritchie

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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
29k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ritchie

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Wiktionary

From Richard.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Ritchie

Ritchie Valens was a rock, roll, and chicano rock musician. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1957 to 1957. Ritchie was given the name Richard Steven Valenzuela on May 13th, 1941 in Pacoima, California, United States. He passed away on February 3rd, 1959.

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Ritchie Blackmore is a hard rock, heavy metal music, blues rock, progressive rock, and folk rock musician. He plays Guitar, Mandolin, Domra, Hurdy-gurdy, Fender Stratocaster, Gibson Les Paul, Gibson ES-335, and Picato Musician Strings. His most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to present. Ritchie was given the name Richard Hugh Blackmore on April 14th, 1945 in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England.

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Ritchie De Laet is a soccer player for the Middlesbrough F.C., Leicester City F.C., KV Mechelen, Royal Antwerp F.C., Stoke City F.C., Wrexham F.C., Manchester United F.C., Sheffield United F.C., Preston North End F.C., Portsmouth F.C., Norwich City F.C., Belgium national under-21 football team, and an. Ritchie was born on November 28th, 1988 in Antwerp, Belgium.

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Ritchie Neville is a pop music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1997. Ritchie was given the name Richard Neville Dobson on August 23rd, 1979.

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Ritchie Coster is an actor. Ritchie was born on July 1st, 1967 in London.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ritchie

Sid Vicious was a punk rock musician. He plays Bass guitar, vocals, drums, saxophone, and Fender Precision Bass. He was most active from 1976 to 1978. Sid was given the name John Simon Ritchie on May 10th, 1957 in Lewisham, London, England. Sid is also known as Sid Vicious, Spikey John, and John Simon Beverley The Prince of Punk. He breathed his last breath on February 2nd, 1979.

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Guy Ritchie is a filmmaker, pub landlord, and businessman. He was most prominent from 1995 to present. Guy was given the name Guy Stuart Ritchie on September 10th, 1968 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England.

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He was most prominent from 1982 to present. Kid was given the name Robert James Ritchie on January 17th, 1971 in Romeo, Michigan, U.S.

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Matt Ritchie is a soccer player for the A.F.C. Bournemouth, Portsmouth F.C. Reserves, Academy, Portsmouth F.C., Dagenham & Redbridge F.C., Notts County F.C., Swindon Town F.C., and Scotland national football team. Matt was born on September 10th, 1989 in Gosport, England. Matt is also known as Ritchie and Matthew Thomas.

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Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie was a scientist in the field of computer science. Dennis was born on September 9th, 1941 in Bronxville, New York, U.S. He died on October 12th, 2011.

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Charlotte Ritchie is an actor, singer-songwriter, and actress. She was most prominent from 2004 to present. Charlotte was born on August 29th, 1989 in Clapham, London, U.K.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 7 0 7
1915 5 5 0
1916 6 0 6
1917 6 6 0
1920 8 0 8
1922 7 0 7
1923 7 0 7
1924 7 0 7
1926 6 0 6
1927 7 0 7
1928 13 6 7
1929 6 0 6
1930 8 0 8
1931 12 5 7
1932 5 0 5
1933 10 0 10
1935 6 0 6
1936 8 0 8
1937 13 0 13
1938 10 0 10
1939 13 0 13
1940 18 7 11
1941 12 0 12
1942 24 5 19
1943 23 5 18
1944 15 0 15
1945 18 6 12
1946 27 0 27
1947 27 0 27
1948 34 0 34
1949 47 0 47
1950 50 0 50
1951 90 0 90
1952 81 0 81
1953 81 0 81
1954 127 5 122
1955 92 0 92
1956 103 0 103
1957 84 0 84
1958 43 0 43
1959 71 0 71
1960 54 0 54
1961 40 0 40
1962 96 0 96
1963 121 0 121
1964 153 0 153
1965 118 0 118
1966 127 0 127
1967 131 0 131
1968 105 0 105
1969 90 0 90
1970 87 0 87
1971 86 0 86
1972 72 0 72
1973 78 0 78
1974 63 0 63
1975 44 0 44
1976 46 0 46
1977 33 0 33
1978 38 0 38
1979 32 0 32
1980 29 0 29
1981 28 0 28
1982 16 0 16
1983 26 0 26
1984 22 0 22
1985 24 0 24
1986 24 0 24
1987 33 0 33
1988 55 0 55
1989 41 0 41
1990 52 0 52
1991 53 0 53
1992 43 0 43
1993 37 0 37
1994 28 0 28
1995 27 0 27
1996 31 0 31
1997 26 0 26
1998 30 0 30
1999 32 0 32
2000 18 0 18
2001 29 0 29
2002 23 0 23
2003 15 0 15
2004 18 0 18
2005 27 0 27
2006 21 0 21
2007 13 0 13
2008 14 0 14
2009 25 0 25
2010 18 0 18
2011 29 0 29
2012 22 0 22
2013 22 0 22
2014 29 0 29
2015 24 0 24
2016 29 0 29
2017 28 0 28

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Popularity of Ritchie as a first name

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Popularity of Ritchie as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ritchie U.S.
  White 91.45% 64.26%
  African American 3.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.60% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ritchie

People with the last name Ritchie are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ritchie

  • How Popular is the name Ritchie? Ritchie is the 4,417th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ritchie was the 1,217th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ritchie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,912 babies born with the first name Ritchie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ritchie to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ritchie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ritchie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ritchie is Saturday, December 25th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Ritchie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ritchie was in 1964 with a total of 153 babies.
  • Random Ritchie Factoid: According to the 1969 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ritchie is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1969.
  • Weird things about the name Ritchie: Your name in reverse order is Eihctir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Htiecir. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ritchie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 29,040 people with the last name Ritchie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ritchie? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 10 of them will have Ritchie as their last name.

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