Richie name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Richie

User Submitted Origins

African American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from India says the name Richie means "Brave ruler".
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  1. A diminutive of the male given name Richard.
  2. A surname​ derived from the given name Richard.

Notable Persons Named Richie

Notable Persons Named Richie

Richie Sambora

Richie Sambora is a rock, hard rock, heavy metal, glam metal, and heavy metal music musician. He plays Kramer Guitars, ESP Guitars, C. F. Martin & Company, Fender Stratocaster, Gibson Les Paul, Ovation Guitar Company, Taylor Guitars, and Fender Telecaster. His ongoing career started in 1977. Richie was given the name Richard Stephen Sambora on July 11th, 1959 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States.

Richie Kotzen

Richie Kotzen is a hard rock, blues rock, funk rock, instrumental rock, pop rock, heavy metal music, jazz fusion, and blue-eyed soul musician. He plays Fender Telecaster and Fender Stratocaster. He was most prominent from 1987 to present. Richie was given the name Richard Dale Kotzen, Jr. on February 3rd, 1970 in Reading, Pennsylvania United States.

Richie McCaw

Richie McCaw is a rugby player.

Richie Havens

Richie Havens was a folk rock, funk, blues, and soul music musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, and sitar. His most notable accomplishments were from 1965 to 2013. Richie was given the name Richard Pierce Havens on January 21st, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York,. He left this life on April 22nd, 2013.

Richie Steamboat

Richie was born on July 7th, 1987 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Richie is also known as Steamboat, Ricky, Jr.; Blood, Richard, and Jr..

Richie Incognito

Richie Incognito is a football player. Richie was born on July 5th, 1983 in Englewood, New Jersey.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Richie

Notable Persons With the Last Name Richie

Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie is a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. He was most active from 1968 to present. Lionel was given the name Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. on June 20th, 1949 in Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S.

Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie is a television personality, actress, fashion designer, and author. She was most prominent from 1996 to present. Nicole was given the name Nicole Camille Escovedo by her parent Lionel Richie on September 21st, 1981 in Berkeley, California, U.S.

Shane Richie

Shane Richie is an actor, comedian, television presenter, singing, and singer. He has had major accomplishments since 1986. Shane was given the name Shane Patrick Roche on March 11th, 1964 in Kensington, London, England.

Donald Richie

Donald Richie was an author, journalist, and film critic. Donald was born on April 17th, 1924 in Lima, Ohio, USA. He left this life on February 19th, 2013.

Laurel J. Richie

David Richie

David Richie is a football player. David was born on September 26th, 1973 in Orange, California.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Richie U.S.
  White 74.50% 64.26%
  African American 18.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Richie

People with the last name Richie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Richie

  • What name lists does Richie rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Richie? Richie is the 3,166th most popular name of all time. As a last name Richie was the 5,138th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Richie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,083 babies born with the first name Richie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Richie to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Richie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1899 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Richie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Richie is Wednesday, April 30th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Richie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Richie was in 1964 with a total of 219 babies.
  • Random Richie Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Richie is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Richie: The name spelled backwards is Eihcir. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Criieh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Richie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,812 people with the last name Richie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Richie? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Richie as their last name.
  • Richie name meaning

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