October 4, 2014 § Leave a comment
Medieval diminutive of “Richard“.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Dickey, Dickie, Dickson, Dicky, Dicun, Dix, Dixon, Rhisiart, Ric, Ricard, Ricardo, Rich, Richard, Richie, Rick, Rickey, Rickie, Ricky, Rico, Ritchie, etc.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Dickon, one of the boys Robin plays with during his stay at St. Mark’s, in The Door in the Wall (written in 1949 and set sometime between 1327-1377), by Marguerite de Angeli.