What does Rodrick mean?
Rodrick /ro-drick/ as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the name Rodrick means "famous power". Rodrick is an alternate spelling of Roderick (Old German): Germanic name from hrod "fame". Compare last name Reddrick.
How popular is Rodrick?
Rodrick is a somewhat popular first name for men (#871 out of 1220, Top 71%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#26147 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Rodrick for boys. Rodrick entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #565 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent alternative forms of Rodrick listed in the Top 1000 are Broderick (#973 via latest list), Roderick and Rodrigo (#488). Other variants, like Roric, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Rodrick was more pronounced during the years 1970-1979 (median #606) and is somewhat less today (#865, down 66%). Rodrigo has been the top favorite, while Roderick and Rodrick are now less common. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Rodrick and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended similar baby names are Andrick, Cedrick, Corrick, Dedrick, Eddrick, Edrick, Eldrick, Fridrick, Goderick, Godric, Godrick, Goodrick, Jedrick, Jerrick, Kadrick, Kedrick, Mavrick, Rorik, Rorric, Sedrick, Tarick, Tedrick, Warrick, Yorick and Yorrick. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rodrick.