First name origins & meanings:
- German: Famous one
- Old English: Famous one's island
First name variations: Rodrick, Broderick, Rodrigo, Roderich, Rodrigue, Rodney, Rodd, Roddy, Rodman, Rodmond, Rory, Rick, Ricky, Roddy, Roderick, Rodney
Last name origins & meanings:
- German: habitational name from any of several places named Rod,
or a topographic name for somene who lived in a woodland clearing,
from a derivative of Middle High German roden ‘to clear land
for cultivation’. Compare Rhodes.
(Rød): habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so
named, from Old Norse ruð ‘clearing’.
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This name appears in the following lists:
Rock Kings and Queens,
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