We all wondered what was up with Ric's name. God asked why there is no "k" at the end of it and never really figured out why. I have found that answer.
Common names Ric is derived from:
Sometimes someone can just be named Rick i suppose.
The one i'm sure it came from was Eric. There is no k in that one, and would easilly explain this mystery.
If it's not that then Ric just spells his name an irregular way.