Dick Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Richard:
A borrowing from the Old French, Richard is derived from the Old High German Richart, a compound name composed from the elements rík, rīc (power, ruler) and hard (strong, brave, hardy): hence, "brave ruler." The name, introduced by the Normans, was borne by three kings of England. The first was Richard I (1157 - 99), called Richard the Lion-Hearted, the leader of the Third Crusade.
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Dick Cheney, former U.S. Vice President
Dick Van Dyke, American actor
Dick Cavett, former talk show host
Andy Dick, American actor
Charlie Dick, Patsy Cline's husband
Dickie-Do and the Don'ts, a rock 'n roll group
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Dick Grayson, the original Robin in the Batman comic book
Dick Tracy, comic strip, TV series, and film. Dick is a nickname for the word DETECTIVE, which Dick Tracy was.
Dick and Jane, first grade reading books
Jane! Look! See Spot run!
Dick Roman from the show Supernatural
Dicky Harper from TV Series “Nicky,Ricky,Dicky&Dawn”