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The nationality of Richards is often very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Richards may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).

Richards Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Richards come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Richards originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Richards last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Richards were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Richards. Names like Richards change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over time.

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