Rick 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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A nickname for the name "Richard."
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Rick Springfield-Australian actor/singer
Rick Astley, British singer, most famous for "Never Gonna Give You Up," after whom the term "Rick-rolled" is named
Rick Riordan (awesome guy/author of the best books of all times;Percy Jackson, Heroes of Olympus, Magnus Chase, Kane Chronicles,...)
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Rick Blaine-Humphrey Bogart's character in "Casablanca"
Rick Grimes-The main protagonist in Robert Kirkman's comic book series, The Walking Dead. He also appears as the main protagonist in the TV series version, AMC's, The Walking Dead.