Name
RICHARD

Name RICHARD

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 2,928,808 births of Richard in the countries below, which represents an average of 20,625 births of children bearing the first name Richard per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 3,420 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Richard   
In Italiano Nome Richard   
Available variant : Richárd


Information about the first name Richard

We celebrate Richard on April 3rd
The first name Richard is listed in our categories :The first name Richard has been assigned to:
99.81% to boys
0.19% to girls
The country where the first name Richard is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 7 letters including 2 vowels and 5 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Richard

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Richard : Drähcir, Ricahrd

Anacyclics of the first name Richard

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Richard: Drähcir

Richard in Japanese *

Romajirichaado
Katakanaリチャード
Hiraganaりちゃーど
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Richard in Japanese
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Richard in sign language

Richard in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Richard

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English Rycharde, from Old French Richard, from Medieval Latin Richardus and Ricohardus, from Frankish *Rīkahard, from Proto-Germanic *Rīkaharduz, a construction of *rīks (“king, ruler”) +‎ *harduz (“hard, brave”). Cognate with Old High German Rīcohard (“Richard”). A hypothetical Old English equivalent *Rī‌ċheard would also yield an identical "Richard" in Modern English, though it is unknown if the Old English equivalent existed.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɹɪt͡ʃ.əd/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɹɪt͡ʃ.ɚd/
Proper noun src :
  • Richard (plural Richards)
  • A male given name from the Germanic languages.
  • (rare compared to given name) A surname originating as a patronymic.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Richard's Castle
FR French
Etymology src :
  • From riche (“rich”) +‎ -ard.
Noun src :
  • richard m (plural richards, feminine richarde)
  • (informal, derogatory) rich man, moneybags, capitalist, bourgeois
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ʁi.ʃaʁ/
Proper noun src :
  • Richard m
  • a male given name, equivalent to English Richard
  • a surname originating as a patronymic
General
Pronunciation src :
  • (Germany) IPA(key): /ˈʁɪçaɐ̯t/
  • (Austria, Switzerland) IPA(key): /ˈrɪçart/
Proper noun src :
  • Richard
  • a male given name, equivalent to English Richard
ES Spanish
Etymology src :
  • Unadapted borrowing from English Richard. Doublet of Ricardo.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈrit͡ʃaɾd/ [ˈri.t͡ʃaɾð̞]
  • Rhymes: -itʃaɾd
  • Syllabification: Ri‧chard
Proper noun src :
  • Richard m
  • a male given name from English
Slovak
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈrixart/
Proper noun src :
  • Richard m anim (genitive singular Richarda, nominative plural Richardovia, declension pattern of chlap)
  • a male given name, equivalent to English Richard
SE Swedish
Proper noun src :
  • Richard c (genitive Richards)
  • a male given name, an English and French type variant of Rikard
CZ Czech
Pronunciation src :
  • (Czech Republic) IPA(key): [ˈrɪxart]
Proper noun src :
  • Richard m anim
  • a male given name, equivalent to English Richard
Proper noun (Declension) src :
  • This proper noun needs an inflection-table template.
Occitan
Proper noun src :
  • Richard m (Limousin)
  • a male given name
 

Popularity of the name Richard

Number of RICHARD births per year

Total births of Richard by country

Births with the first name Richard
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
2,572,524
5,124
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
83,984
183
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
69,355
8
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
49,920
330
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
28,571
0
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
25,369
1
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
20,467
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
18,531
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
11,285
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
8,246
0
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
8,126
0
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2022
4,808
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
3,239
3
NONorway
1945 - 2022
3,227
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
3,153
0
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
2,740
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
2,620
1
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
2,206
6
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
2,176
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
652
5
CLChili
2010 - 2021
642
0
SESweden
1998 - 2022
539
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
393
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
250
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
116
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
8
0

Total births of Richard by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Richard
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
1,666
0
SKSlovakia
2022
518
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
431
0
DEGermany
2022
407
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
125
0
ONOntario
2019
37
0
ATAustria
2021
35
0
CLChili
2021
31
0
FRFrance
2022
31
0
IEIreland
2022
25
0
ITItaly
2021
19
0
BEBelgium
2022
18
0
PLPoland
2022
13
0
NZNew Zealand
2022
12
0
CHSwitzerland
2021
9
0
ABAlberta
2022
8
0
BCBritish Columbia
2022
8
0
QCQuebec
2022
6
0
DKDenmark
2022
6
0
ARArgentina
2015
5
0
NONorway
2022
5
0
SESweden
2022
5
0

Comments on the name Richard

Personalities with the first name Richard

There are 2333 personalities with the first name Richard


Richard Wagner
(Wilhelm Richard Wagner) src

Kingdom of saxony
Autobiographer Diarist Writer Composer Poet Conductor Pianist Music critic Theatrical director Librettist Essayist


Richard Nixon
(Richard Milhous Nixon) src

United states of america
Lawyer Military officer Politician Autobiographer Statesperson


Richard Feynman
src

United states of america
Percussionist Science communicator Quantum physicist Theoretical physicist Writer Politician Physicist Inventor University teacher


Richard Stallman
(Richard Matthew Stallman) src

United states of america
Engineer Inventor Programmer Blogger Documentary participant Activist


Richard Dawkins
(Clinton Richard Dawkins) src

United kingdom
Evolutionary biologist Theoretical biologist Ethologist Sociobiologist University teacher Geneticist Science writer Essayist Science communicator Epistemologist Screenwriter Actor Writer Zoologist Author Biologist


Ringo Starr
(Richard Henry Parkin Starkey-Graves, Jr.) src

United kingdom
Drummer


George R. R. Martin
(George Raymond Martin) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Writer Playwright Television producer Contributing editor Film producer Novelist Blogger Prosaist Science fiction writer


Richard Cœur De Lion
src

Kingdom of england
Monarch


Adam Sandler
(Adam Richard Sandler) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Actor Writer Composer Singer Comedian Television producer Musician Guitarist Executive producer Voice actor Film producer Television actor Film actor


Richard Strauss
(Richard Croix Strauss) src

Germany
Composer Conductor Musician Librettist



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Richard
Full list of personalities with the first name Richard

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Richard

There are 10547 actors and actresses with the first name Richard
Richard Labuda
Richard Payne Jr.
Richard Schwager
Richard Switzer
Richard Littlehales
Richard Deere
Richard Zevel
Richard Breislin
Richard Hadfield
Richard Sandrak
Richard Louis Ulrich
Richard Autner
Richard Harmon
Richard Swann
Richard Rumble
Richard Becker
Richard Southgate
Richard Nwaoko
Richard Lingscheidt
Richard Fleeshman
Richard Crosby
Richard J. Moir
Richard Van Hees
Richard Banel
Richard Kho
Richard Sherman
Richard Wallis
Richard Rawson
Richard Erben
Richard Blood Jr.

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Richard
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Richard

Rankings of first name RICHARD by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#10SK Slovakia2022
#35CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#168DE Germany2022
#192AT Austria2021
#210IE Ireland2022
#219US United State of America2022
#272CL Chili2021
#308ON Ontario2019
#342PL Poland2022
#363GB United Kingdom2021
#382NZ New Zealand2022
#441BC British Columbia2022
#444NO Norway2022
#489AB Alberta2022
#490IT Italy2021
#490DK Denmark2022
#548AR Argentina2015
#558BE Belgium2022
#626QC Quebec2022
#818CH Switzerland2021
#944SE Sweden2022
#1214FR France2022
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name RICHARD (female) births over the last year available in each country