What does Rodney mean?
Rodney [rod-ney] as a boys' 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.
(male) Radney, Roney, ..
(female) Rodna, Rodrey, .. Middle name pairings:
Rodney Lenox (R.L.), ..
How popular is Rodney?
Rodney is a very popular first name for men (#111 out of 1220, Top 9%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#5034 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Rodney for boys. Rodney reached its top rank of #48 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is presently at #717. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Adney, Bodey, Codey▼, Coney, Corney, Cydney, Jodey, Kodey, Radley, Redley, Ridley, Roane, Roddy, Rodel, Rodeo, Rodge, Rodger▼, Roley, Romney, Ronel, Ronny▼, Roone, Rooney, Rorey, Rowley, Rowney, Royden, Rudey, Ryden, Sidney▼, Sydney▼, Toney and Volney. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rodney.See names in meaning and etymology.