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Ricky Name Meaning and Origin

Ricky Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Strong ruler, brave leader

Name Origin


Ricky is a masculine name of Germanic origin, meaning 'strong ruler' or 'brave leader'. It is a popular name that conveys strength and leadership qualities.

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Ricky Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Ricky is easy to pronounce with a clear and crisp sound, making it pleasant to the ears.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Ricky has a simple rhythm with two syllables, which flows smoothly but lacks a distinct poetic quality.

Famous People Named Ricky

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● Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin is a Puerto Rican singer, actor, and author. He gained worldwide fame with his hit song 'Livin' la Vida Loca' and is known for his energetic performances.

● Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais is an English comedian, actor, and writer. He is best known for creating and starring in the TV series 'The Office' and his stand-up comedy specials.

● Ricky Whittle

Ricky Whittle is a British actor and model, known for his roles in TV series such as 'The 100' and 'American Gods'. He has garnered praise for his versatile acting skills.

Ricky Name Popularity Insights

U.S. Population

The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Ricky

The name Ricky does not have strong negative associations and is generally perceived positively. However, in some contexts, it may be associated with stereotypes of being overly confident or assertive.

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