Name Richard Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Richard


Richard is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Richard

Richard is an Old High German name.

What is the meaning of the name Richard?

Richard means “brave ruler” (from Old High German “rihhi” = rich/powerful/ruler/mighty + “harti” = strong/brave/hardy).

Pronunciation of Richard

Variants of the name Richard


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Popularity of the name Richard

The name Richard is ranked #3307 overall.

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