Richard Celestino in the US

  1. #2,985,641 Richard Castilla
  2. #2,985,642 Richard Catoe
  3. #2,985,643 Richard Catone
  4. #2,985,644 Richard Cawood
  5. #2,985,645 Richard Celestino
  6. #2,985,646 Richard Ceresa
  7. #2,985,647 Richard Chadbourne
  8. #2,985,648 Richard Chanin
  9. #2,985,649 Richard Cheadle
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Meaning & Origins

One of the most enduringly successful of the Old French personal names introduced into Britain by the Normans. It is of Germanic (Frankish) origin, derived from rīc ‘power’ + hard ‘strong, hardy’. It has enjoyed continuous popularity in England from the Conquest to the present day, influenced by the fact that it was borne by three kings of England, in particular Richard I (1157–99). He was king for only ten years (1189–99), most of which he spent in warfare abroad, taking part in the Third Crusade and costing the people of England considerable sums in taxes. Nevertheless, he achieved the status of a folk hero, and was never in England long enough to disappoint popular faith in his goodness and justice. He was also Duke of Aquitaine and Normandy and Count of Anjou, fiefs which he held at a time of maximum English expansion in France. His exploits as a leader of the Third Crusade earned him the nickname ‘Coeur de Lion’ or ‘Lionheart’ and a permanent place in popular imagination, in which he was even more firmly enshrined by Sir Walter Scott's novel Ivanhoe (1820).
8th in the U.S.
Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian: from the personal name Celestino, a derivative of Latin caelestris ‘heavenly’. It was a popular name among early Christians and was the name of several popes, including Celestino V (c. 1215–96), the founder of a religious order known as the Celestines.
16,809th in the U.S.

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