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The name Ricky is of English origin, and is a diminutive form of Richard.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ricky has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Ricky
Use of the Name Ricky for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
212,012 180,372 37,782 9,796 4,235 1,563 770
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ricky has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Ricky first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1940, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Ricky
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
194092348  
194164988  
1942605108  
1943461186  
1944307388  
1945252527  
1946220763  
19471731,299  
19481551,600  
19491481,787  
19501282,101  
19511023,069  
1952814,659  
1953516,884  
1954468,133  
1955468,334  
1956438,774  
19574010,549  
19583413,349  
19593413,179  
19603811,001  
1961449,996  
1962508,694  
1963478,103  
1964546,747  
1965575,655  
1966644,680  
1967754,014  
1968704,049  
1969903,419  
19701053,082  
19711212,647  
19721272,242  
19731331,942  
19741292,035  
19751351,910  
19761321,993  
19771361,955  
19781302,016  
19791242,225  
19801222,231  
19811222,219  
19821292,116  
19831282,080  
19841381,979  
19851451,932  
19861441,954  
19871481,852  
19881481,878  
19891591,896  
19901761,759  
19911931,617  
19921911,618  
19932081,441  
19942051,414  
19952371,225  
19962481,197  
19972641,075  
1998292967  
19992711,097  
20002951,022  
2001326854  
2002343796  
2003351793  
2004360770  
Totals:  212,012 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ricky as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Ricky appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 65 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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