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What does Ritcherd mean?

Ritcherd Pronunciation of Ritcherd [ritcherd] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and Ritcherd means "powerful leader". Ritcherd is an alternate form of Richard (Old German).

Associated with: powerful, leader.


Ritcherd has 2 variants: Ritchard and Ritchyrd.

12 more alternative forms via Richard: Raechard, Ricard, Richardo, Richart, Richerd, Rickard, Rickert, Riocard, Ritchie, Ritchy, Ritshard and Ritsherd.

Creative forms:
(male) Riccherd, Riocherd, ..

(female) Ritber, Ritthe, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ritcherd Semaj (R.S.), ..

How popular is Ritcherd?

Ritcherd is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Ritcherd is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Ritcherd (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Richard (#155 in recent rankings), Richardo, Rickard and Ritchie. These forms of Ritcherd were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 3.13%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.14%, down 96%), with the version Richard becoming less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Richard, Richardo, Rickard, Ritchie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Richard, Rickard outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Archard, Archerd, Burchard, Butcher, Einhard, Fischer, Gifferd (see Gifford), Gotthard, Hillierd (see Hilliard), Hillyerd (see Hilliard), Millerd, Mitchel, Mitchell, Mitford, Radferd, Rainhard, Rasheed, Rasheid, Rasheyd (see Rashid), Reinhard, Ricardo, Riccardo, Rice, Rich, Richie, Richmond, Richy, Rickey, Rickward, Rickwerd (see Rickward), Ridder, Rider, Rigobert, Rikard, Riker, Riobard, Ritch, Ritchey, Ritter, River, Rivers, Roche, Rothe, Rutger, Ruttger (see Roger), Shepherd, Stockerd (see Stockard), Vischer and Willerd. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ritcherd.

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