Name Ricky Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Ricky


Ricky is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Ricky thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Ricky

Ricky is a diminutive of the name Richard, which is of Old High German origin. Besides, it is a diminutive of the girl’s name Ricarda, which as well derived from Richard.

What is the meaning of the name Ricky?

Ricky means “brave ruler” (from Old High German “rihhi” = rich/powerful/ruler/mighty + “harti” = strong/brave/hardy).

Pronunciation of Ricky

Popularity of the name Ricky

The name Ricky is ranked #9143 overall.

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