Short form of Richard
"dominant ruler"

Richie Origin and Meaning

The name Richie is a boy's name of German origin.

Richie was once a popular enough nickname for Richard that it made the Top 1000 all by itself. It's seriously out of style now -- though still a better choice than Dick or even Ricky.

# 798 in the US

Richie Rank in US Top 1000

Richie Popularity

Famous People Named Richie

  • Richard Stephen "Richie" SamboraAmerican guitarist of band Bon Jovi
  • Richard Hugh "Richie" McCawNew Zealand rugby union player
  • Richard Dominick "Richie" IncognitoAmerican NFL football player
  • Richard Pierce "Richie" HavensAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Richard Vance "Richie" McDonaldAmerican country singer of band Lonestar
  • Richard Alan "Richie" ScheinblumAmerican baseball player
  • Don Richard "Richie" AshburnAmerican baseball player
  • Ricardo "Richie" RayAmerican pianist
  • Richard "Richie" BeirachAmerican pianist
  • Richard "Richie" BenaudAustralian cricketer and commentator
  • Richie Steamboatring name of Richard Blood, Jr., American pro wrestler
  • Richie Jen (Hsienchi), Taiwanese singer
  • Lionel RichieAmerican R&B singer

Richie in Pop Culture

  • Richard "Richie" Richcomic book and film character
  • Richard J. "Richie" Cunninghamcharacter on TV's "Happy Days"
  • Richie Wainwrightcharacter on TV's "Something Wilder"
  • Richie Tenenbaumcharacter in film "The Royal Tenenbaums"
  • Richie "Trashmouth" Toziermain character in "IT" , Stephen King