Richardson Family History
Richardson Name Meaning
English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Richard + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans. Compare Ritson . Americanized form (and a Swedish variant) of Swedish Richardsson or Rikardsson: patronymic from the personal name Richard Rikard. Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Richardsen or Norwegian Rikardsen cognates of 2 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022