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ˈrɪtʃ ərdRichard

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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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British National Corpus

  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

How to pronounce Richard?

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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. Tommy Boy:

    Richard Okay... seatbelts. Just put the little thing into the big thing and... I tell ya what. If you don't know how to fasten your seatbelt, just raise your hand and I'll have Tommy Boy here come back there and hit you in the head with a tack hammer because you're a RETARD

  2. Abbie Hoffman:

    Stay away from needle drugs. Richard Nixon is the only dope worth shooting.

  3. Richard Jenkins:

    I just want Richard Jenkins III to find success, however Richard Jenkins III defines it for Richard Jenkins III.

  4. Kevin Anderson:

    If you look at the days of (Pete) Sampras, (Richard) Krajicek, (Goran) Ivanisevic, I think they were almost more dominant on serves in terms of less rallies, i don't think anybody was complaining with the quality of men's tennis during the '90s.

  5. Tom Estey:

    As I have stated in the past, these claims are untrue and preposterous, richard, after 40 years of being in the spotlight, is now simply taking a break from the public eye and working behind the scenes to continue to help those millions of people worldwide in need of his assistance and on several projects to be announced soon.

Images & Illustrations of Richard

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