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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Rich

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Brave ruler
  • #4070 All Time
Girls
Boys
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221k Ricky (American)
81k Rick (English)
9k Rico (Spanish)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1880808
188112012
1882606
1884909
1885505
1886606
1887808
1888909
1889505
1890606
1893606
1894505
1896505
1899606
1900808
1901606
1902505
1903505
1904707
1909505
1913606
191411011
1915909
191611011
1917505
1918606
1919909
1920606
192110010
1922808
1923909
1924505
1926505
1927606
1929505
193110010
1932707
193311011
1935808
1936505
1937808
1938808
193912012
194016016
194120020
194226026
194341041
194432032
194526026
194654054
194748048
194852052
194927027
195022022
195117017
195235035
195326026
195423023
195524024
195670070
19571360136
19581700170
19592280228
19602340234
19612320232
19622570257
19632290229
19642240224
19651660166
19661240124
19671220122
19681160116
196991091
197064064
197179079
197240040
197332032
197422022
197519019
197611011
197715015
197819019
197915015
198010010
198116016
198213013
198311011
198412012
198520020
198614014
198714014
198820020
198924024
199021021
199114014
199217017
199315015
199418018
199517017
199624024
199714014
199814014
199922022
200018018
200119019
200222022
200318018
200419019
200523023
200627027
200728028
200810010
200918018
201011011
2011909
2012909
201318018
201417017

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 1948 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rich" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 13 babies in California have the same name as you in 1948. Across the entire United States a total of only 52 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 complete, nothing further needed here.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

Your name in reverse order is "Hcir". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rchi". 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.

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 gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Rich

Rich Mullins

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

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Rich Little

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

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Rich Gannon

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

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Rich Cronin

Rich Cronin is a singer and songwriter specializing in pop, R&B, and hip hop music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to 2010. Rich was born in 1975 as Richard Burton Cronin in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States.

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Rich Harden

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

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Rich Aurilia

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

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Past life for Rich born Aug 26, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

Name poster for Rich

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