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  1. Richardnoun

    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. Richardnoun

    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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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. Charles Casillo:

    Richard Burton said when she heard the news, she went into her room to be alone, he could hear the screams from the room. She was just devastated. She later told the press, ‘I lost my brother, my friend.’ And I think she truly did.

  2. An OSU spokesperson:

    Ohio State has led the effort to investigate and expose Richard Strauss ' abuse and the university's failure at the time to adequately respond to or prevent Richard Strauss ' abuse. We express our deep regret and apologies to all who experienced Strauss' abuse and remain actively committed to a fair resolution, including a monetary resolution.

  3. Yvonne Maldonado:

    You had to have a champion like Richard Pan, who's a pediatrician, and an event that really spurred it on.

  4. Richard Hines:

    I'm Richard Hines of Save Southern Heritage, and I want you to know here tonight Save Southern Heritage, we had endorsed Donald Trump in the presidential primaries and we endorse Corey Stewart.

  5. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin:

    Richard Glossip has been convicted of murder and sentenced to death by two juries.

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