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Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 1 (Ranked #11967).

What does the name "Rich" mean?

Rich (English): Brave ruler

The name "Rich" is of English origin and it means "Brave ruler". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 19 other names that are similar to this one.

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

C is for compassion, your finest side.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

Your name in reverse order is "Hcir". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ihcr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Rich" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Rich? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,112 babies born with the name Rich in the United States. That's more than enough Richs to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rich" was in 1962 with a total of 257 babies.

According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rich" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 16 babies in California have the same name as you in 1968. Across the entire United States a total of only 116 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Rich popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Rich in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Rich

Rich Mullins

Rich Mullins is a singer and songwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1981 to 1997. Rich was born in 1955 as Richard Wayne Mullins in Richmond, Indiana, United States.


Rich Little

Rich Little is a comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1963 to present. Rich was born in 1938 as Richard Caruthers Little in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.


Rich Gannon

Rich Gannon is a NFL player. Rich was born in 1965 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Rich Cronin

Rich Cronin is a singer and songwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to 2010. Rich was born in 1975 as Richard Burton Cronin in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States.


Rich Harden

Rich Harden is a MLB player. Rich was born in 1981 in Victoria, British Columbia.


Rich Aurilia

Rich Aurilia is a MLB player. Rich was born in 1971 in Brooklyn, New York.


Past life for Rich born Aug 1, 1930

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 1700. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.