What does Rodrigues mean?
Rodrigues [ro-drigues] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Rodrigues is "famous power". Rodrigues is a variant form, with the suffix -gues, of Roderick (Old German): Germanic name from hrod "fame".
Rodrigues has 1 variant: Rodriguez.Creative forms:
(male) Reydrigues, Roddrigues, ..
(female) Rodrigel, Rodrigne, .. Middle name pairings:
Rodrigues Gentry (R.G.), ..
How popular is Rodrigues?
Rodrigues is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#1204 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Below is a charted study of the ranking of the boy name Rodrigues and associated names. Rodrigo (#460 a year ago), Roderick (#1066), Rodriquez and Rodriguez are the popular related forms of Rodrigues (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Rodrigues reached the height of their popularity 8 years ago (median #1282) and are somewhat less popular today. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Andries, Hodges, Roddie, Roderigo, Rodge, Rodger▼, Rodnie, Rodric, Rodrick▼, Rodrik and Rudiger. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rodrigues.See names in meaning and etymology.