Rhoda Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Rhoda:
From the Latin Rhode and the Greek Rhodē, which are derived from the Greek rhodon (a rose).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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From Greek, meaning "rose".
- Famous real-life people named Rhoda
Rhoda Broughton, Welsh novelist.
Rhoda Griffis, American actress.
In the New Testament, a servant girl who was one of the early Christian disciples was named Rhoda.
- Rhoda in song, story & screen
"Rhoda", American television sitcom starring Valerie Harper as Rhoda Morgenstern
Rhoda Penmark, fictional character in William March's novel "The Bad Seed"
"Go Tell Aunt Rhody", American folk song
Rhoda McAdam, character in the internet comic blog "The Greasers of Hazzick Flats", claimed to have been married to a descendant of John McAdam, the man who built the Macadam Road. She named her son Asphalt to prove the point. Asphalt, whose middle name was Tyle, attended Hazzick Flats High School and graduated in 1962. He went to the movies with Spiggie Lomer one time, therefore, his name was emblazoned on her "boyfriend list". http://www.thegreasersofhazzickflats.blogspot.com