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From Middle English Rychemund, from a name cognate to French Richemont (town in Normandy). Equivalent to rich +‎ mound.


  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɪt͡ʃmənd/
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  1. A common place name (Richmonds on Wikipedia):
    1. A number of places in Australia:
      1. A town in the City of Hawkesbury, New South Wales.
      2. A town and locality in the Shire of Richmond, Queensland.
      3. An urban inner suburb of Adelaide, South Australia.
      4. A town in Tasmania.
      5. An inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria.
    2. A number of places in Canada:
      1. A city on Lulu Island, in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia.
      2. A residential neighbourhood of Calgary, Alberta.
      3. A former urban neighbourhood of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
      4. A village and former municipality of Ottawa, Ontario.
      5. A rural community in Prince County, Prince Edward Island.
      6. A town in the region of Estrie, Quebec.
    3. Places in England:
      1. A town in south-west Greater London (properly Richmond upon Thames).
      2. A market town and civil parish in Richmondshire district, North Yorkshire (OS grid ref NZ1701).
      3. A suburb of Sheffield, South Yorkshire (OS grid ref SK4085).
    4. A townland in County Tipperary, Ireland.
    5. A market town in Saint Mary parish, Jamaica.
    6. Places in New Zealand:
      1. A town in the South Island, New Zealand, headquarters of Tasman district.
      2. A minor suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand.
      3. A small settlement in North Otago district, Otago, New Zealand.
    7. Places in South Africa:
      1. A town in the Karoo region, Northern Cape, South Africa.
      2. A town in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
    8. A number of places in the United States:
      1. An unincorporated community in Dallas County, Alabama, also known as Warrenton.
      2. An unincorporated community in Little River County, Arkansas.
      3. A sizable port city in Contra Costa County, California.
      4. A neighborhood of San Francisco, California; in full, the Richmond District.
      5. A village in McHenry County, Illinois.
      6. A city, the county seat of Wayne County, Indiana.
      7. A tiny city in Franklin County, Kansas.
      8. A home rule city, the county seat of Madison County, Kentucky.
      9. A village in Madison Parish, Louisiana.
      10. A town and census-designated place in Sagadahoc County, Maine.
      11. A town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts.
      12. A city in Macomb County and St. Clair County, Michigan.
      13. A small city in Stearns County, Stearns.
      14. A city, the county seat of Ray County, Missouri.
      15. A town in Cheshire County, New Hampshire.
      16. A town in Ontario County, New York.
      17. (archaic) A former borough of New York City; since 1975, the borough of Staten Island.
      18. A village in Jefferson County, Ohio.
      19. An unincorporated community in Wheeler County, Oregon.
      20. A neighborhood of Portland, Oregon.
      21. A town in Washington County, Rhode Island.
      22. A city, the county seat of Fort Bend County, Texas.
      23. A small city in Cache County, Utah.
      24. A town in Chittenden County, Vermont.
      25. The capital city of Virginia.
      26. A town in Shawano County, Wisconsin.
      27. A town in St. Croix County, Wisconsin.
      28. A town and unincorporated community in Walworth County, Wisconsin.
  2. An English dukedom.
  3. A surname derived from the English place name.
  4. A male given name transferred from the surname.

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