Diminutive of Richard or Frederick
"dominant or peaceful ruler"

Ricky Origin and Meaning

The name Ricky is a boy's name meaning "dominant or peaceful ruler".

Gone with Richard and Rick, Ricky has been falling since the turn of the 21st century. Probably still suffering from overuse in the 1990s.

# 871 in the US

Ricky Rank in US Top 1000

Ricky Popularity

Famous People Named Ricky

  • Ricky Martin (born Enrique Martín Morales)Puerto Rican pop singer
  • Eric Hilliard "Ricky" NelsonAmerican singer/actor
  • Ricky Barkley JeanFrancois, American football player
  • Errick Lynne "Ricky" WilliamsAmerican football player
  • Ricky Dene GervaisEnglish actor/comedian
  • Richard Bartlett "Ricky" SchroderAmerican actor
  • Rickie Lee "Ricky" SkaggsAmerican country and bluegrass musician
  • Ricky Thomas PontingAustralian cricketer
  • Richard L. "Ricky" RuddAmerican NASCAR driver
  • Ricky WaldenEnglish snooker player
  • Ricky Steamboatring name of Richard Henry Blood, American pro wrestler
  • Ricky Banderasring name of Gilbert Cosme, Puerto Rican pro wrestler
  • Richard "Ricky" WhittleEnglish actor
  • Richard John "Ricky" HattonEnglish boxer
  • Riccardo "Ricky" TognazziItalian actor and director
  • Ricky FataarSouth African musician
  • Ricky Valance (born David Spencer)Welsh pop singer
  • Richard "Ricky" GrovesEnglish actor
  • Ricky Van SheltonAmerican country music singer
  • Ricard "Ricky" Rubio VivesSpanish basketball player

Ricky in Pop Culture

  • Ricky Ricardocharacter in TV's "I Love Lucy"
  • Little Rickycharacter in TV's "I Love Lucy"
  • Ricky BobbyWill Ferrell's character in Talladega Nights
  • Ricky Fittscharacter in the film "American Beauty"
  • Ricky Underwoodcharacter in TV show "The Secret Life of the American Teenager"
  • Ricky Bakercharacter in "Hunt for the Wilderpeople"