Meaning and name origin
Richmond \r(i)-chmo-nd, rich-mond\ as a boy's name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Richmond is "rich hill". Also possibly (Old German) "powerful protector". Place name of the capital city of Virginia in America.
Richmond is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#765 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Richmond for boys (2014 statistics).