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Name Richard

Origin:From Old High German words for rich, powerful, power and brave, hardyTools:

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About the name Richard in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, French, English
Diminutives:Richy, Rickey, Ricky
Short forms:Dick, Rick
Topics:Asteroid 3972 Richard, discovered 1981, Phonetic alphabet DE
US 2015 rank:#155     ... 153:Bennett, 154:Steven, 155:Richard, 156:Jude, 157:Luca ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Richárd, Rickard, Nithard, Rainhard, Reinhard, Ricarda, Ricardo, Ricards, Riccarda, Riccardo     Details
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About Richard/Riccarda, the group of names with the same origin as Richard

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic two-element name
 the name was brought to England by the Normans
 known as the name of several English kings, e.g. Richard the Lionheart
Words:rihhi = rich, powerful, the power, the ruler  Old High German
 harti = brave, hardy  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:4:Ricardo Jamaica 2008,  5:Richard England+Wales 1974,  5:Rick Netherlands 1999,  8:Riccardo Italy 2011,  8:Ricards Latvia 2010,  24:Richárd Hungary 2002,  48:Ryszard Warsaw 2013,  52:Ricky USA 1960-1969,  53:Rickard Sweden 1999,  66:Rikárdó Hungary 2014
Old/original forms:Richart Old High German, Richeard Old English
Name variants:Ricarda, Riccarda, Ricki, Rikki, Dick, Ricardo, Ricards, Riccardo, Richard, Richárd, Richy, Rick, Rickard, Rickert, Rickey, Ricky, Rico, Rikard, Rikárdó, Ryszard   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Richard

SeriesGraphRankings
Austria 1999 76
Belgium prevalence 2013 167
England+WalesGraph1999 97,  1998 81
France 2002 459
Germany prevalence 2005 68
IrelandGraph2002 82,  2001 75,  2000 82,  1999 63
Peru prevalence 2015 50
Philippines 2011 7
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 90,  1990-1999 41,  1980-1989 27,  1970-1979 16,  1960-1969 8
USA prevalence 1990 7
USA yearlyGraph2015 155,  2014 141,  2013 140,  2012 124,  2011 127,  2010 126,  2009 114,  2008 108,  2007 100,  2006 99,  2005 94,  2004 92,  2003 86,  2002 77,  2001 73,  2000 65,  1999 61,  1998 55,  1997 51,  1996 45,  1995 42,  1994 41,  1993 40
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