Richmond Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named, in northern France as well as in England. These are named with the Old French elements riche ‘rich’, ‘splendid’ + mont ‘hill’. Richmond in North Yorkshire was named after a Richmont in France immediately after the Norman Conquest, and in many if not most cases the English surname can de derived from this place. Richmond in southwest London received this name only in the reign of Henry VII, in honor of the king, who had been Earl of Richmond until he came to the throne, and is unlikely to be the source of this surname.

List of People with Surname Richmond

According to our database, there are a total of 10,749 people with the surname Richmond. Among these people surnamed Richmond, there are about 1,447 distinct names, with an average of 7 people who have the same name. Deborah Richmond, Karen Richmond and Margaret Richmond are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Richmond, with 45, 45 and 45 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Richmond, with a total of 919 people, and there are a total of 532 distinct names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Richmond, with a total of 705 people and an average of 466 distinct names.