Richard as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Richard?

We estimate that there are 1,504,490 people named Richard who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Richard is the 11th most common for men, and the 12th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Richard?

The average person named Richard is 57.88 years old.

Is Richard a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

1,638 people named Richard were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 221st most popular name for boys, and the 419th most popular overall.

The popularity of Richard peaked between 1930–1947, when it was the 5th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Richard a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Richard is almost exclusively a male name. 99.6% of people named Richard are male.

Popularity of Richard in England

In 2020, Richard was the 351st most popular name for boys in England and Wales.