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What does Rhody mean?

Rhody Pronunciation of Rhody [rhody] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Rhody is "rose; from Rhodes". Rhody is a variant form of Rhoda (Greek, Latin): see also Rosa. Rhody is also a derivative of Rose (Latin): Flower name from rosa.

Associated with: rose (flower).


Rhody has 7 variants: Rhodea, Rhodeia, Rhodia, Rhodie, Roda, Rodi and Rodie.

6 more alternative forms via Rhoda, Rose: Rosa, Rosey, Rosy, Roza, Roze and Rozy.

Creative forms:
(female) Rhoan, Rody, ..

(male) Rhomy, Rhoty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rhody Jocelynn (R.J.), ..

How popular is Rhody?

Rhody is a rare first name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#33090 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Rose (#166 in 2015), Rosa (#631), Rosy, Rhoda and Rosey are the popular variation forms of Rhody (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Rodie, are seldom used. These forms of Rhody were popular as baby names during 1900-1909 (adoption of 1.27%) and have become significantly less widespread since (adoption 0.15%, 88% less), with versions such as Rhoda falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rhoda, Rosa, Rose, Rosey, Rosy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rose outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rhody is alike in pronunciation to Reda, Reeda, Reida, Rida and Rudi. Other recommended names are Cody, Dody, Elody, Jody, Kody, Randy, Rhemy, Rhona, Rhonda, Romy, Rory and Roxy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rhody.

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