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This interesting surname is one of the patronymic forms of the male personal name "Richard", which is Germanic in origin and means "powerful ruler". The Old German name "Ric(h)ard" is composed of the elements "ric", power and "hard", hardy, brave, strong. The name is found occasionally in pre-Conquest Britain, but was popularized to a great extent by the Normans after the Conquest of 1066, introduced in the form of "Ricard". There are a great many variant surnames that were generated by the given name "Richard", including the patronymic forms Richards, Ritchard, Richardes, Ric(e)ards and Ricarde, which all mean "son of Richard"...

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Iannick Vézina

Hi, I'm from Québec city, first of all appolagyse for my English please. I just came to found my father was adopted when he was a born. His father was named Jean-Philippe Richard and his grand-Parents was supposedly from Ireland. I desire to know what is the Richard family colors. emblems, coat of arms. And of course kilt color if they have one ! Anything from this family… What is suposedly my original family… I thank you in advance for the help you can give me.

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