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Richard meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Richard No. of characters: 7 Gender: BoyOrigin: English French German Czech Dutch Ancient Germanic Old High German
How to pronounce Richard ri-chárd What does my name mean?
Meanings: Brave Power Brave One Strong Ruler A Teutonic Name from the European Middle Ages Dominant Ruler Powerful Leader English name Old High German origin, meaning composition from "rulers" and "hard". In English-speaking popular, popular in other languages. Known as name English kings. Namesakes: Richard Wagner, German composer.

Richard was ranked 158 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 3.95% from its previous ranking of 152 in 2015. Richard was ranked 934 in 2012 US female names list and elevated by 1.89% from its previous ranking of 952 in 2010.

Full form of Richard : Religious Ingenious Competent High-Spirited Alluring Rebellious Dependable

Richard is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 256 in 2015. Around 7514 people wear Richard as their first name. Richard is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Richard was a rare first name for a girl but is a very very popular first name for a boy which is popular since 2016 and ranked 158 in 2016 in United States. Around 2570304 people wear Richard as their first name. Richard is a very consistent name over the past 130 years. 0.711091% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Richard
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Expression number of Richard is 7.

Richard likes to research and reason to know the answers of hidden questions as Richard are gifted with an analytical mind. Richard are always on the quest for knowledge and wisdom and loves being alone.

Names that rhyme with Richard Famous people named Richard
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Salomé Richard in Les navets blancs empêchent de dormir as Actress
Miranda Lee Richards in All the Real Girls as Soundtrack
Stephanie Richards in Lookin' Italian as Actress
Shaleen Surtie-Richards in Fiela se Kind as Actress
Beryl Richards in Brookside as Director
Anna Louise Richardson in Homecoming as Actress
Lita Richardson in Motives as Producer
Names like Richard Richard Namesakes Related Names: RicRicaRicadeneRicadoRicahrdRicardRicardaRicardoRicardusRicariRicariaRicatiRicaylaRicbertRiccaRiccardoRicciRiccoRiceRicelComments :Richard comes from the Proto-Germanic * Rīkaharduz derived terms * Riko ( "Commander") and * harduz ("strong"), so as with overall meaning "powerful leader".Richard is a name commonly given in countries initially marked by the Germanic languages such as Germany, England, Denmark, Sweden or the Netherlands.In French, the most frequent variants (albeit relatively rare) are Ricard, Ricardo, Riccardo and the female form and Richarde Richardine The name Richard (as) is very popular in the United States, the United Kingdom and in the English speaking world in general. In the Francophone world, it is in Quebec that Richard knows its wider dissemination; in France, first in a relative popularity of the 1950s to the 1970s, without however reaching high percentages American. Le nom de Richard est le sixième nom de famille le plus répandu en France, alors qu'en tant que prénom, il n’est pas aussi largement diffusé. 1,5 enfants sur 1 000, nés en France entre 1891 et 1990, portent ce nom de famille. - Bert Ball Popularity of Richard
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Other variants of Richard :Ricard Rikard Rikhard Riku Richárd Rikárd Risteárd Riccardo Rihards Ričardas Dicun Hudde Ryszard Ricardo Rihard Rico Rhisiart  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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