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What does Rodd mean?

Rodd Pronunciation of Rodd [rodd] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of Rodd is "famous power". Rodd is a variant form of Roderick (Old German): Germanic name from hrod "fame".

Associated with: famous, power.

Variations

Rodd has 1 variant: Rod.

9 more related forms via Roderick: Roddie, Roddric, Roddy, Rodric, Rodrik, Rodryk, Roric, Rory and Ruy.

Creative forms:
(male) Rody, Rore, ..

(female) Rori, Rota, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rodd Josias (R.J.), ..

How popular is Rodd?

Rodd is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#25735 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Rodd entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #1355 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rodd name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Rod, Roddy, Roderick (#1066 in 2015) and Rory (#378) are the prominent alternative forms of Rodd ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Rodd were at the peak of their popularity 55 years ago (usage of 0.09%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.05%, 41.6% less), with forms like Roderick becoming less trendy. Rory is the most fashionable boy name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rodd, Rod, Roddy, Roderick, Rory in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rodd is alike in pronunciation to Rad, Radd, Read, Reade, Redd, Reed, Reid, Reide, Reyd, Riyad and Rudd. Other suggested similar names are Budd, Edd, Jedd, Judd, Kidd, Ladd, Rand, Roald, Roan, Rob, Robb, Robi, Roch, Rock, Rodas, Rodel, Rodeo, Rodge, Roe, Rog, Roi, Rolf, Rome, Ron, Ronn, Ross, Roth, Roul, Row, Rowdy, Rowe, Rowl, Roy, Rudi, Rudy, Tadd, Tedd and Todd. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rodd.

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