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Love of my life!

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Name Meaning


Gender: Masculine
Usage: Welsh
Pronounced: HREES (Welsh), REES (English)

Means "enthusiasm" in Welsh, ardent, and stream .
Several Welsh rulers have borne this name.


Gender: Masculine
Usage: English, French, German, Czech, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Pronounced: RICH-…ôrd (English), ree-SHAR (French), RIKH-ahrt (German)

Means "brave power", derived from the Germanic elements ric "power, rule" and hard "brave, hardy". The Normans introduced this name to Britain, and it has been very common there since that time. It was borne by three kings of England including Richard I the Lionheart, leader of the Third Crusade in the 12th century.

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