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What does Rodriguez mean?

Rodriguez Pronunciation of Rodriguez [ro-driguez] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the name Rodriguez means "famous power". Rodriguez is a version of Roderick (Old German): Germanic name from hrod "fame".

Associated with: famous, power.


Rodriguez has 1 variant: Rodrigues.

4 more related forms via Roderick: Rodrigo, Rodrigue, Rodrique and Rodriquez.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Rodriguez Kalvin (R.K.), ..

How popular is Rodriguez?

Rodriguez is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#9 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Rodriguez entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #1785 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rodriguez name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Rodriguez ranked in the Top 2000 are Roderick (#1066 the previous year), Rodrigo (#460) and Rodriquez. Other variants, like Rodrique, are seldom used. These forms of Rodriguez were popular in 2007 (usage of 0.1%) and are somewhat less common today, with the version Roderick becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rodriguez, Roderick, Rodrigo, Rodriquez in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rodriguez and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Roddie, Roderigo, Rodge, Rodger, Rodnie, Rodric, Rodrick, Rodrik and Rudiger. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rodriguez.

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