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What does Ryszard mean?

Ryszard Pronunciation of Ryszard [ryszard] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Ryszard is "powerful leader". Ryszard is an alternate form of Richard (Old German).

Associated with: powerful, leader.

Variations

5 alternative forms via Richard: Ricard, Rickard, Rikard, Riocard and Ritshard.

Creative forms:
(male) Risard, Ryszad, ..

(female) Ryszan, Ryszra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ryszard Clay (R.C.), ..

How popular is Ryszard?

Ryszard is an uncommon first name for men. Ryszard is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Ryszard (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Richard (#155 the previous year) and Rickard. These forms of Ryszard were popular in the 1930s (average #1002) and have become much less conventional since (#1077, 96%), with the form Richard becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Asgard, Aylward, Gaspard, Hazard, Hazzard, Rashaad, Rashad, Raynard, Renard, Rennard, Reynard, Riobard, Rudyard, Ryeland and Ryland. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ryszard.

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