Last name: RICHARDSON

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RICHARDSON : This last name is indexed 1,057,677 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

RICHARDSON : 1: English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Richard + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans. Compare Ritson.2: Americanized form (and a Swedish variant) of Swedish Richardsson or Rikardsson: patronymic from the personal name Richard Rikard.3: Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Richardsen or Norwegian Rikardsen cognates of 2 above.

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