Richard

Male

Meaning

Brave Ruler

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈrɪtʃəd/

Traits associated with the name Richard:

Dogs named Richard tend to be loving, affectionate, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Richard?

Naming your dog Richard suggests that you have a fondness for traditional names and may have a classic, timeless style. It could also suggest that you have a strong sense of loyalty and respect for tradition.

Is Richard a good dog name?

Richard has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Richard isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

4,424
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1,006
New York City Dog Name Database
2,127
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Richard is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Richard was, in the past month, the 1615th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Richard is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Richard was viewed 42 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Richard's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Richard is most adored in Iowa, Colorado and California.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Virginia, Oregon and Missouri.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Richard.

Most popular breeds named Richard:

  1. Dachshund
  2. Siberian Husky
  3. Shih Tzu
  4. Clumber Spaniel
  5. German Shepherd

Richard is found in these categories:

british dog names
british

Associated with kings, literature, and popular figures in UK history.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Harkens back to medieval times, think King Richard, not Fido or Spot.

posh dog names
posh

Hails from royal lineage, echoing the grandeur of kings and dukes past.

Dog names like Richard:

Shield Wolf
Wise protector.
Bright Fame
From the island in the swift river
Genuine, bold or brave
Right-handed, skilled
Richard dog name meaning

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