Gender: Male Origin of Richie: Short form of Richard

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.

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ThistleThorn Says:


I love this! So cute, and an easy transition from Richie to Rich.

indiefendi2 Says:


I think it's adorable! Up there with Max.