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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. Jeffrey Rosen:

    Here there's no claim of executive privilege, the tax returns were before Richard Nixon was president, Richard Nixon's not going to be arrested.

  2. Richard Simmons:

    Richard has always been one of the most headstrong and stubborn people I've ever met, this is his story. He has, certainly, the right to write the ending.

  3. Susan Foster:

    This is history, isn't it, it's never going to happen again, we grew up with all the stories of Richard III. We lived close to Bow Bridge, so we know all the legends about him.

  4. Alex MorseHouse:

    I just want to start off by congratulating congressman Richard Neal on winning his reelection tonight, but I also want to make it very clear how incredibly proud I am of what we fought for over the last 14 months.

  5. Larry Summers:

    Joe Biden has a historic opportunity to be a great president, but I think they should learn the lesson of the Johnson administration's errors that elected Richard Nixon and the Carter administration's errors that elected Ronald Reagan.

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