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  1. Richard(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

    What! do I fear myself? there's no one else by; / Richard loves Richard; that is, I am I.

    Etymology: 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.

  2. Richard(ProperNoun)

    A patronymic surname.

    Martin Richard, the youngest of three people killed by explosions at the Boston Marathon in 2013

    Etymology: 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.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Richard' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1038

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Richard' in Written Corpus Frequency: #990

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How to say Richard in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Richard in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Richard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Richard in a Sentence

  1. Raymond Pruitt:

    The probability is that Richard Harvell's not still alive, but until we find Richard Harvell we can't confirm one way or another.

  2. Richard Branson:

    Safety's all that matters if Richard Branson're putting people into space.

  3. Steve Woolfenden:

    I heard `please' and `Martin' being uttered by Denise Richard, just pleading with her son.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    It's sort of like Richard Nixon saying let's move on at the height of the investigation of his wrongdoing.

  5. Mike Braun:

    Senator Richard Lugar is a towering figure in Hoosier history and one of the greatest statesmen ever to serve in the U.S. Senate. As our longest serving Senator, he worked tirelessly with leaders across the globe to better the state and the country he loved, maureen and I are praying for the Senator Richard Lugar family in this difficult time.

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