Name
RICHARD

Name RICHARD

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 2,913,307 births of Richard in the countries below, which represents an average of 20,959 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 5,705 births.
Version Française disponible ici En Français Prénom Richard Available variant : Richárd

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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.
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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 :
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹɪtʃ.əd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹɪtʃ.ɝd/
FR French
Etymology src :
  • riche (“rich”) +‎ -ard
Noun src :
  • richard m (plural richards, feminine richarde)
  • (informal, derogatory) rich person, moneybags, capitalist, bourgeois
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ʁi.ʃaʁ/
Proper noun src :
  • Richard m
  • A male given name, equivalent to English Richard
  • A patronymic surname​.
General
Pronunciation src :
  • (Germany) IPA(key): /ˈʁɪçaɐ̯t/
  • (Austria, Switzerland) IPA(key): /ˈrɪçart/
Proper noun src :
  • Richard
  • A male given name, equivalent to English Richard
Slovak
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈrixart/
Proper noun src :
  • Richard m (genitive Richarda, nominative plural Richardovia) declension pattern 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
  • A male given name, equivalent to English Richard
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Ríša
 

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 - 2018
2,565,133
5,125
FRFrance
1900 - 2018
83,848
183
ONOntario
1913 - 2017
69,276
8
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
49,916
330
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
28,527
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
25,369
1
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
20,467
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
18,500
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
11,213
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2018
8,350
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2018
7,849
0
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
4,808
0
NONorway
1945 - 2019
3,211
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
3,053
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2018
2,195
6
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
2,176
0
ABAlberta
1990 - 2018
1,054
1
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
951
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
585
5
SESweden
1998 - 2019
520
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
326
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2018
221
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
92
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
8
0

Total births of Richard by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Richard
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
2010
2,610
24
USUnited State of America
2018
2,108
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
431
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2018
172
0
ONOntario
2017
58
0
DEGermany
2018
50
0
FRFrance
2018
44
0
ITItaly
2018
34
0
ATAustria
2018
29
0
IEIreland
2019
24
0
NZNew Zealand
2019
24
0
ABAlberta
2018
19
0
BCBritish Columbia
2019
15
0
BEBelgium
2019
14
0
DKDenmark
2018
14
0
CHSwitzerland
2018
8
0
SESweden
2019
8
0
QCQuebec
2018
7
0
ARArgentina
2015
5
0
NONorway
2019
4
0
PLPoland
2019
3
0

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Personalities with the first name Richard

There are 814 personalities with the first name Richard


Richard Wagner
(Wilhelm Richard Wagner) src

Germany
Librettist Essayist Autobiographer Diarist Composer Poet Conductor Author Pianist Musician Music critic Theater director


Richard Nixon
(Richard Milhous Nixon) src

United states of america
Politician Statesperson


Richard Feynman
src

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


Richard Stallman
(Richard Matthew Stallman) src

United states of america
Engineer Computer scientist Software developer Inventor Columnist Researcher Programmer Blogger Lecturer Short story writer Artificial intelligence researcher Science fiction writer


Richard Dawkins
(Clinton Richard Dawkins) src

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


Ringo Starr
(Richard Starkey) src

United kingdom
Guitarist Painter Voice actor Film producer Film editor Film actor Screenwriter Actor Composer Singer Drummer Singer-songwriter Musician


George R. R. Martin
(George Raymond Richard 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


Richard Strauss
(Richard Georg Strauss) src

Germany
Writer Composer Conductor Musician Librettist


Peter Sellers
(Richard Henry Sellers) src

United kingdom
Screenwriter Actor Singer Comedian Film director Banjoist Television actor Film actor



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Richard
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Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Richard

There are 9683 actors and actresses with the first name Richard
Richard Labuda
Richard Schwager
Richard Switzer
Richard Littlehales
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.
Richard Russ
Richard Cummings

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
#35CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#98BR Brazil2010
#156DK Denmark2018
#184DE Germany2018
#186US United State of America2018
#211AT Austria2018
#213NZ New Zealand2019
#216IE Ireland2019
#229ON Ontario2017
#251AB Alberta2018
#282BC British Columbia2019
#289GB United Kingdom2018
#386IT Italy2018
#496NO Norway2019
#538PL Poland2019
#547QC Quebec2018
#548AR Argentina2015
#621CH Switzerland2018
#680BE Belgium2019
#718SE Sweden2019
#929FR France2018
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#2926BR Brazil2010