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What does Rodric mean?

Rodric Pronunciation of Rodric [ro-dric] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Rodric is "famous power". Rodric is a Scottish form of Roderick (Old German): Germanic name from hrod "fame".

Associated with: scottish, famous, power.


Rodric has 8 variants: Rhodric, Roddric, Roddrick, Rodrick, Rodrik, Rodrique, Rodryck and Rodryk.

18 more alternative forms via Roderick: Brodrick, Rhoderick, Rod, Rodd, Rodderick, Roddie, Roddy, Roderic, Roderich, Roderigo, Roderik, Roderyck, Rodrigo, Rodrigue, Roric, Rorick, Rory and Rurik.

Creative forms:
(male) Ruddric, Rydric, ..

(female) Rodricja, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rodric Kaiden (R.K.), ..

How popular is Rodric?

Rodric is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Rodric is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Brodrick, Rod, Rodd, Roddy, Roderic, Roderick (#1066 the previous year), Rodrick, Rodrigo (#460) and Rory (#378) are the prominent variation forms of Rodric (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Rodric was more pronounced in the 1960s (adoption of 0.11%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.09%, 16% less), but with forms like Rodrick becoming less in vogue. Roderick has historically been a favorite of parents, though Rory is now higher in the list. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aaric, Aeric, Aerric, Aldric, Aleric, Allric, Alric, Andric, Aric, Arric, Audric, Bardric, Barric, Baudric, Broderic (see Broderick), Brodric (see Broderick), Cedric, Chadric, Cormic, Daric, Dedric, Dieric (see Dirk), Ederic, Edric, Eric, Erric, Fredric, Godric, Godrick, Jeric, Jerric, Kedric, Kendric, Meldric, Orric, Osric, Padraic, Padric, Patric, Ric, Roarke, Robbie, Robbin, Rocio, Rodas, Rodel, Rodell, Rodeo, Rodge, Rodman, Rodney, Rodnie, Rodolf, Rogerio, Roi, Roice, Rollin, Romain, Ronnie, Rorey, Rorik, Rorke, Rorric, Rorry, Rosario, Roslin, Rourke, Rouvin, Rudie, Sedric, Tedric, Thedric, Theodric, Ullric and Ulric. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rodric.

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