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Gender: Male Meaning of Richmond: "powerful protector" Origin of Richmond: German

The name Richmond is a boy's name of German origin meaning "powerful protector". Richmond and is often added to lists like Strong Boy Names That Mean Power and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #53 (w / occupations)".

From the experts:

Richmond is a place-name -- it's the capital of Virginia -- that makes a fresh way to honor an ancestral Richard.

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Famous People Named Richmond

Richmond Arquette, American actor
Cade Richmond Carradine, son of Keith Carradine

Pop Culture References for the name Richmond

Richmond Valentine, character in "Kingsman: The Secret Service"
Richmond Avenal, character on 'The IT Crowd' portrayed by Noel Fielding

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