Pronunciation: re-e-kke-e
Origin: Germany

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Central Europe

Ricky is a male given name in English and Spanish-speaking countries, often serving as a diminutive form of names like Richard, Frederick, Derrick, Roderick, Enrique, Patrick, Ricardo, or Eric. The name Ricky has its origins in German and means "powerful leader" or "peaceful ruler". It is a popular name, with famous bearers such as Ricky Gervais, Ricky Hatton, Ricky Martin, and Ricky Nelson. The name Ricky has a rich background, with various meanings and origins depending on the context. In Norse Baby Names, Ricky means "ever or eternal ruler" or "island ruler". In American Baby Names, it means "hard ruler". In German Baby Names, it also signifies a "hard ruler". The name Ricky has been associated with success and strength throughout the decades, making it a popular choice for parents.

Ricky Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Ricky is currently #456 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Ricky is currently #456 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Ricky is currently #450 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Ricky is currently #450 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Ricky

  • Ricky Gervais: Ricky Gervais is an English comedian, actor, writer, and director known for co-creating and starring in "The Office," "Extras," and "After Life."
  • Ricky Martin: Ricky Martin is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, and actor known for his hit songs "Livin' la Vida Loca" and "She Bangs."
  • Ricky Schroder: Ricky Schroder is an American actor and film director known for his roles in "Silver Spoons," "NYPD Blue," and "The Champ."
  • Ricky Hatton: Ricky Hatton is a retired British professional boxer who held multiple world championships in two weight classes.
  • Ricky Whittle: Ricky Whittle is an English actor known for his roles in "Hollyoaks," "The 100," and "American Gods."
  • Rickey Nelson Henley Henderson: is an American former professional baseball left fielder who played 25 seasons in Major League Baseball for nine teams from 1979 to 2003