Richard

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Low German name

Combination of RIK and HARD [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Kaarti
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Rekard
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Rekål
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Swedish
Ricard
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Ricardo
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Ricardt
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Danish Swedish
Richard
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Richardo
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Danish Swedish
Richardt
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Danish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Richarður
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Icelandic
Richart
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Richert
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Old Swedish Swedish
Rickard
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Rickert
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Rickhard
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Rickhart
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Ricohard
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Old High German
Rikaarti
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Rikaartti
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Rikard
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Ríkarð
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Icelandic
Rikarðr
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Rikardt
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Ríkarður
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Icelandic
Rikart
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Rikartti
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Rikhaartti
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Rikhard
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Rikharð
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Ríkharð
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Ríkharður
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Rikhart
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Rikhartti
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Rikkaarti
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Rikkaartti
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Rikkar
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Sami
Rikkard
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See also Dick (English), Riccardo (Italian), Ríkarte (Greenlandic), Ryszard (Polish)
For female forms see Richarda

Patronyms (male)

Richardinpoika Finland
Richardsen Denmark Norway
Richardson Norway Sweden
Richardsson Iceland Norway Sweden
Richardssøn Norway
Richardsøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Richardintytär Finland
Richardsdatter Denmark Norway
Richardsdotter Norway Sweden
Richardsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Richard
Genitive: Richards
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Richard
Genitive: Richardin
Partitive: Richardia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Richard
Accusative: Richard
Dative: Richard
Genitive: Richards
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Richard
Genitive: Richards
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Richard
Genitive: Richards

Name Day

Denmark Denmark

7 February

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
1 9 9079 17613
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 3124 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 1746 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
0 0 64 90
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 5284
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Richard(m) Sources: [6][8][7][10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Richard(m)

Sources: [6] [8] [7] [10]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi