Ricky: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Ricky

This comes from either Richard, meaning "brave ruler," or Frederick, meaning "peaceful ruler." Either way, it sounds like you're going to have some sort of tiny dictator on your hands. But then again, that's pretty much life with toddlers, no matter what you name them.

Nicknames:

Rick.

Famous people named Ricky:

Singers Ricky Martin, Ricky Nelson, Ricky Van Shelton, and Ricky Skaggs; actors Ricky Schroeder and Ricky Gervais; pro wrestler Ricky Steamboat.

Fun fact:

Film has given us several memorable Rickys, including Ricky Bobby from Talladega Nights, Ricky Fitts from American Beauty, and Ricky Ricardo from "I Love Lucy."

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