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What does Roddie mean?

Roddie Pronunciation of Roddie [rod-die] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Roddie) is of Old German origin, and the name Roddie means "famous power". Roddie is a version of Roderick (Old German): Germanic name from hrod "fame".

Associated with: famous, power.


Roddie has 1 variant: Roddy.

15 more different relations via Roderick: Rhodric, Rod, Rodd, Roddric, Roddrick, Roderic, Roderik, Rodric, Rodrick, Rodrigo, Rodrigue, Rodrik, Rodrique, Rodryk and Roric.

Creative forms:
(male) Radie, Redie, ..

(female) Rodah, Rodda, ..

Middle name pairings:
Roddie Shane (R.S.), ..

How popular is Roddie?

Roddie is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#101157 out of 150436, Top 67%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Rod, Rodd, Roddy, Roderic, Roderick (#1066 via latest list), Rodrick and Rodrigo (#460) are the popular related forms of Roddie (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Rodryk, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Roddie was well-received during the years 1960-1969 (average #815) and is somewhat less today (#1646, 48.8%), with versions such as Roderick becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rodrick, Rodrigo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Roddie and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Roddie is alike in pronunciation to Rodeo, Rowdy, Rudee, Rudi and Rudie. Other recommended names are Addie, Bodie, Buddie, Codie, Eddie, Gordie, Jodie, Kodie, Laddie, Neddie, Paddie, Radd, Randie, Reade, Redd, Reide, Robbie, Rodge, Rodnee, Rodnie, Rollie, Ronnie, Rothe, Rudd and Teddie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Roddie.

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