Rudy Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Rudy:
Short form of the German Rudiger, which is derived from the Old High German Hruodiger (fame with a spear, spear fame), a compound name composed of the elements hruod (fame) and gēr (spear).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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