French, Germanic
Daring power
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Richard originates in Germanic languages and means "daring power". It has been one of the most popular given names over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world. Popular with aristocracy, the name was borne by numerous kings, the most famous being Richard I of England, the Lionheart. More recent bearers include Richard Nixon, former US President, and Richard Gere, popular American actor.

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Richard Gere - actor
Richard Nixon - former US President
Richard Dreyfuss - actor
Richard Kind - actor
Richard Tufts - golfer
Richard Adams - author
Richard Ashcroft - singer
Richard Bell - football player

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