Other Origin(s):French
Meaning:Powerful protector; Rich hill
Look out, Richard! There's a new retro respelling on the playground, and they've got some serious moral fiber. Meet Richmond, a boy's name with German and Old French roots. This vintage place name can be found on maps all over the world and means "powerful protector" and "rich hill." Munchkins named Richmond are destined to watch over others, whether it be their siblings, furry friends, or best pals from school. Bold, courageous, and a little overconfident at times, they'll always stand up for what's right. Plus, if baby calls the state of Virginia home, they'll always feel deeply connected to its beautiful capital city of the same name.
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