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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Ricky
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Ricky in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Ricky:
Records indicate that 217,684 boys in the United States have been named Ricky since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1958, when 13,353 people in the U.S. were given the name Ricky. Those people are now 62 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Ricky
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3 Positive Comments
"I love the name Ricky.But when they get older they just want to be called Rick lol." Jul. 15, 2010:
"HOTTTTT name lol i luv it bt 4 boiz only hate it for gurlz and like not a nikname for rick or anythn jus 'ricky'. Yum!" Oct. 19, 2008:
"I love that name so much it has kind of a kick to the name sounds awesome!" Aug. 30, 2006:
4 Neutral Comments
"I have personally never met another Ricky yet which is actually quite strange. I like the fact that I don?t share it with anyone close to me or at my school. However, some people do call me by my nickname ?Richie? which I don?t mind either" Mar. 20, 2020:
"My name is Ricky, hated it as a kid, rhymed with too many things or words could be added to it. In my teens wanted to be called Rick. Then when I got in my 40's went back to being Ricky. Too many people try to spell it with the "e"." May. 9, 2018:
"They pronounce it correctly, but always spell it wrong. I see Rickie, Rickey, Rikki, and for short I have always spelled it Ric, but everyone puts it as Rick and tells me I spell it wrong. I find that kind of funny as it is my name, and I am pretty sure that the way you spell your own name is right regardless of what others think." Dec. 5, 2010:
"MY TEENAGE MOTHER WAS IN LOVE WITH RICKY LEE NELSON AT THE TIME...SURE GLAD SHE DIDN'T LIKE ELVIS !!!" Mar. 29, 2006:
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