Ritchie name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ritchie mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ritchie

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Ritchie means "Ritchie Blackmore (1945-) A British guitarist and songwriter for Deep Purple. Played in the 1972 song Smoke on the Water".
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International Interest
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From Richard.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Ritchie

Notable Persons Named Ritchie

Ritchie Valens

Ritchie Valens was a rock, roll, and chicano rock musician. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1957 to 1957. Ritchie was given the name Richard Steven Valenzuela on May 13th, 1941 in Pacoima, California, United States. He passed away on February 3rd, 1959.

Ritchie Blackmore

Ritchie Blackmore is a hard rock, heavy metal music, blues rock, progressive rock, and folk rock musician. He plays Guitar, Mandolin, Domra, Hurdy-gurdy, Fender Stratocaster, Gibson Les Paul, Gibson ES-335, and Picato Musician Strings. His most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to present. Ritchie was given the name Richard Hugh Blackmore on April 14th, 1945 in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England.

Ritchie De Laet

Ritchie De Laet is a soccer player for the Middlesbrough F.C., Leicester City F.C., KV Mechelen, Royal Antwerp F.C., Stoke City F.C., Wrexham F.C., Manchester United F.C., Sheffield United F.C., Preston North End F.C., Portsmouth F.C., Norwich City F.C., Belgium national under-21 football team, and an. Ritchie was born on November 28th, 1988 in Antwerp, Belgium.

Ritchie Neville

Ritchie Neville is a pop music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1997. Ritchie was given the name Richard Neville Dobson on August 23rd, 1979.

Ritchie Coster

Ritchie Coster is an actor. Ritchie was born on July 1st, 1967 in London.

Ritchie Stringer


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ritchie

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ritchie

Sid Vicious

Sid Vicious was a punk rock musician. He plays Bass guitar, vocals, drums, saxophone, and Fender Precision Bass. He was most active from 1976 to 1978. Sid was given the name John Simon Ritchie on May 10th, 1957 in Lewisham, London, England. Sid is also known as Sid Vicious, Spikey John, and John Simon Beverley The Prince of Punk. He breathed his last breath on February 2nd, 1979.

Guy Ritchie

Guy Ritchie is a filmmaker, pub landlord, and businessman. He was most prominent from 1995 to present. Guy was given the name Guy Stuart Ritchie on September 10th, 1968 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England.

Kid Rock

He was most prominent from 1982 to present. Kid was given the name Robert James Ritchie on January 17th, 1971 in Romeo, Michigan, U.S.

Matt Ritchie

Matt Ritchie is a soccer player for the A.F.C. Bournemouth, Portsmouth F.C. Reserves, Academy, Portsmouth F.C., Dagenham & Redbridge F.C., Notts County F.C., Swindon Town F.C., and Scotland national football team. Matt was born on September 10th, 1989 in Gosport, England. Matt is also known as Ritchie and Matthew Thomas.

Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie

Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie was a scientist in the field of computer science. Dennis was born on September 9th, 1941 in Bronxville, New York, U.S. He died on October 12th, 2011.

Charlotte Ritchie

Charlotte Ritchie is an actor, singer-songwriter, and actress. She was most prominent from 2004 to present. Charlotte was born on August 29th, 1989 in Clapham, London, U.K.

  • Kate Ritchie
  • Brian Ritchie
  • Nick Ritchie
    Hockey Player
  • Stevi Ritchie
  • Richard S. Ritchie
    United States Congress
  • Neil Methuen Ritchie
    Black Watch (royal Highland Regiment)
  • Margaret Ritchie
    For South Down
  • Steve Ritchie
    Pinball Designer
  • MC Router
  • June Ritchie
  • Fiona Ritchie
    Radio Host
  • Andrew Ritchie
  • Albert Ritchie
    Governor of Maryland
  • Donald A. Ritchie

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ritchie U.S.
  White 91.45% 64.26%
  African American 3.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.60% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ritchie

People with the last name Ritchie are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Ritchie

  • How Popular is the name Ritchie? Ritchie is the 4,481st most popular name of all time. As a last name Ritchie was the 1,217th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ritchie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,991 babies born with the first name Ritchie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ritchie to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ritchie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ritchie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ritchie is Saturday, December 25th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Ritchie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ritchie was in 1964 with a total of 153 babies.
  • Random Ritchie Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ritchie is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 16 babies in California have the same name in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Ritchie: The name spelled backwards is Eihctir. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ietrhic. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ritchie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 29,040 people with the last name Ritchie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ritchie? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 10 of them will have Ritchie as their last name.
  • Ritchie name meaning

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