Richard

Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #140 in 2013 and #141 in 2014.

Famous People

Richard Gere (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Richard Pryor (Movie Actor), Richard Kiel (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Richard Nixon (Politician), Richard Dean Anderson (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Richard Simmons (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Richard Burton (TV Actor), Richard Dreyfuss (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Middle English Rycharde, from Old French Richard ‎(“Richard”), from Frankish *Rīcohard ‎(literally “powerful leader”), from Proto-Germanic *rīkô ‎(“ruler, chief, leader”) + Proto-Germanic *harduz ‎(“hard”), equivalent to rich +‎ -ard. Cognate with Old High German Rīcohard ‎(“Richard”), Old English rīca ‎(“powerful ruler”). More at rich, hard.

Meaning(s):

-(rare _ compared to) (last name patronymic -comes from the language-)

-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-).

In French

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to English Richard.

-(last name patronymic)

In German

Meaning(s):

-( male name) related to Richard.

In Swedish

Meaning(s):

-( male name), an English and French type variant of (l sv Rikard).

In Czech

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to Richard.

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to Richard.

In Estonian

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to English Richard.

In Norwegian

Meaning(s):

-( male name), the usual modern form of Rikard.

In Slovak

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to Richard