Richardson Family History

Meaning of surname: Richardson

Richardson is an Anglo Saxon patronymic surname.[2] The prefix Richard, is a given name derived from the Old English ric ("power") and heard ("brave"/"hardy"). The suffix -son denotes "son/descendant of". The name Richard and Richardson is found in records as early as 1381 in Yorkshire, England.[3] It is the 64th most common surname in England. There are variant spellings including the Swedish Richardsson. People with the name Richardson or its variants include:

We found 5,683,455 Genealogy and Family History Records for Richardson in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Richardson surname:

5,502,214 Digital Copies of Newspapers
73,282 Pictures of Obituaries
14,131 Government Documents
282 Historical Books
93,546 Social Security Death Records

Richardson Surname

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