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Rodney meaning and name origin

Rodney \r(o)-dney, rod-ney\ as a boy's name is pronounced RAHD-nee. It is of Old German and Old English origin, and the meaning of Rodney is "Roda's island; island near the clearing". Surname first commonly used in the mid 19th century. Comedian Rodney Dangerfield.

Rodney has 2 variant forms: Rodnee and Rodnie.

Baby names that sound like Rodney are Royden and Ryden.

Popularity of Rodney

Rodney is a very popular first name for men (#111 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8356 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Rodney compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Rodney only.

Popularity of name Rodney
Popularity of Rodney