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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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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. Wash Westmoreland:

    Richard was my soul mate, my collaborator, my life, a true artist and a brilliant man.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Richard Trumka ... plays her like a fiddle.

  3. John Dean:

    In many ways the Mueller report is to President Trump what the so-called Watergate road map, officially titled the grand jury report... was to President Richard Nixon, stated a little differently, Robert Mueller has provided Judiciary Committee with a road map.

  4. David Perdue:

    This was an icon in Russell Senate. Senate Republican was Senate Republican. They did the Great Society together. So, people would criticize Richard Brevard Russell for maybe being on the wrong side of the integration movement, but my goodness Richard Brevard Russell turned around and got the school lunch program done. Richard Brevard Russell did Richard Brevard Russell Richard Brevard Russell.

  5. Phil Stone:

    The whole point was if Richard's remains were found Richard III would get the dignified and honorable burial Richard III was denied in 1485.

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