When Susanna Richard was born about 1669, in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Richards, was 42 and her mother, Jane May, was 32. She married James Lownes in 1692. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 12 March 1739, at the age of 71.
Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Emile, Jacques, Andre, Marcel, Pierre, Leonce, Normand, Camille, Lucien, Gilles, Henri.
English, French, West Indian (mainly Haiti), German, and Dutch: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements rīc ‘power(ful)’ + hard ‘hardy, brave, strong’. The Middle English forms were Richard and Rikard, respectively Parisian Old French and Old Picard pronunciations of the ancient Germanic name. Middle English Rikard gives rise to the pet form Rick , whilst Richard has given the pet forms Richie and Rich . Both produced rhyming pet forms, Dick and Hick for Rikard and Hitch for Richard.
History: The LA Richard families are mainly descended from Acadian refugees in the second half of the 18th century. — This surname is listed in the register of Huguenot ancestors recognized by the Huguenot Society of America.