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Meaning and Origin of: Richardson boy

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First name origin & meaning:

English: Rich and powerful ruler

First name variations: Ricard, Ricardo, Richerd, Richman, Ricker, Richmond, Rickward, Rickert, Rikkert, Rickard, Richart, Riocard, Ritchie, Rich, Rick, Rickie, Ricky, Rocco, Dick, Dickie, Dicky, Richard

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: patronymic from the personal name Richard. This has undoubtedly also assimilated like-sounding cognates from other languages, such as Swedish Richardsson.
  2. An early English bearer of the common name Richardson, Francis Richardson emigrated to America in 1681 as a member of the Society of Friends. His grandson was a respected silversmith from Philadelphia, PA.

Famous people with this first name: Natasha Richardson

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