Roddy: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Roddy

Roddy

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Roderick:

From the Middle Latin Rodericus, which is derived from the Old High German Hrodrich (famous ruler), a compound name composed from the elements hruod (fame) and rik (king, ruler). The name was introduced to England by the Scandinavians and later by the Normans but fell out of use during the Middle Ages until it was revived in the 19th century.

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Related Names:

Roderick, Rod

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A nickname for Roderick, or occasionally Rodney

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Wrestler "Rowdy" Roddy Piper
Actor Roddy McDowall

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