What does Rudi mean?
Rudi \r(u)-di\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Rudi) is pronounced ROO-dee. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Rudi is "famous wolf". Feminine of Rudy, from Rudolf (see Rudolph).
Rudi has 1 variant: Rudie.
Rudi has 1 masculine form: Rudy.
Rudi is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#58849 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Rudi for girls. Rudi has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Rudi is pronounced similarly to Reda, Rida, Roda, Rodi and Rodie. Other suggested similar baby names are Audi, Judi▼, Rubi▼, Rui, Ruta, Ruth▼ and Ruthi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rudi.