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Origin and popularity of first name Richard Back

Origin of first name

Richard
(Sax.) From ric, rich, and ard, nature or disposition of a liberal disposition. (Source : Geneanet)
Gender: Male
Name day: April 03 (Saint Richard)

Popularity of the first name Richard

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Geographical distribution of the first name Richard

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