Popularity:411
Origin:German
Meaning:Powerful, hardy; Brave; Strong ruler
Richard is a boy's name of German origin. Meaning "powerful," "hardy," "brave," and "strong ruler," this name is a classic demonstration of strength and power wrapped up in a classic name. This name is for the parent who wishes for baby to set new traditions of what it means to be powerful. Richard also comes with various cute nicknames, including Rich, Rick, and Dick.

Famous People Named Richard

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  • Richard
    Princess Alice and Prince Henry
  • Richard Arkwright
    Inventor
  • Richard Attenborough
    Director
  • Richard Dreyfuss
    Actor
  • Richard Gere
    Actor
  • Richard Lewis
    Comedian
  • Richard Linklater
    Director
  • Richard Madden
    Actor
  • Richard Nixon
    United States President
  • Richard Pryor
    Comedian
  • Richard Sherman
    Football Player
  • Richard Wagner
    Composer
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