When Corinne Mabel Richard was born on 28 June 1895, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, her father, William Richards, was 32 and her mother, Anna Eberhart, was 32.
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.