What does Roderick mean?
Germanic name from hrod "fame", and ric "rule, power". It was used in Celtic to anglicize Rhodri and Rhydderch. In Scotland, it was used for Ruairidh (see Rory). Literary: "The Vision of Don Roderick" was a 1811 poem by Sir Walter Scott. See also Rodel.
Roderick▼ has 34 variants: Broderick, Brodrick, Brodryck, Rhoderick, Rhodric, Rod▼, Rodd, Rodderick, Roddie, Roddric, Roddrick, Roddy, Roderic, Roderich, Roderigo, Roderik, Roderyck, Rodric, Rodrick▼, Rodrigo▲, Rodrigue, Rodrigues, Rodriguez, Rodrik, Rodrique, Rodriquez, Rodryck, Rodryk, Roric, Rorick, Rory▲, Rurek, Rurik and Ruy.
Related boy name: Radek.
Roderick has 1 feminine form: Roderica.Kreatif forms: Reederick, Roderickky. [more]
How popular is Roderick?
Roderick is a very popular first name for males (#345 out of 1220, Top 28%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#4723 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name statistics of Roderick for boys. Roderick reached its top rank of #251 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Birth Names, 2014)
Popular variation forms of Roderick are Rory (#416 a year ago), Rodrigo (#488), Broderick (#973), Rod and Rodrick. Other variants, like Rorik, are seldom used. These relations of Roderick were popular as baby names during 1960-1969 (median #629) and are somewhat less common today (#812, ▼49.5%), with the forms Roderick, Rodrick and Rod becoming less in vogue. Rory and Rodrigo are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list.
Recommended similar baby names are Aerick, Alberick, Alerick, Allerick, Andrick, Broderic, Cedrick, Corrick, Dedrick, Diederick, Eddrick, Ederic, Ederick, Edrick, Godric, Godrick, Jedrick, Jerick, Kedrick, Maverick, Melderick, Rogerio, Sedrick, Tedrick and Yorick. These names tend to be less frequently used than Roderick.