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Richard - Letter R - Boy Baby Names

In our Richard boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Richard
  • Meaning: Ruler
  • Origin: German
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 2,549,340 boys given the name Richard. That is approximately 1.48% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Richard is most popular in California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Pennsylvania.
  • Similar sounding names: Ricardo, Richard
  • Popularity of Richard:
    YearRankTotal 2012 124 2,992 2011 127 3,147 2010 127 3,220 2009 114 3,602 2008 108 4,050 2007 100 4,415 2006 99 4,465 2005 94 4,662 2004 92 4,841 2003 86 5,052 2002 77 5,317