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Meaning and name origin

Rhoads \r-hoads, rho(a)-ds\ as a boy's name is of German origin, and the meaning of Rhoads is "where roses grow". Rhoads is a variant of Rhodes (German): name of a Greek island and a British philanthropist, Cecil Rhodes, who gave his name to both a country (Rhodesia) and a scholarship fund for outstanding students from England's former colonies to study at Oxford in England.


Rhoads is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2709 out of 88799, Top 3%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rhoads for boys. Rhoads has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).

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Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Rhodas. Like Rhoads, this name is not commonly used.