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Rudey /ru-dey/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Rudey is "famous wolf". Rudey is a version of Rudolph (Old German): name of the red-nosed reindeer. Compare surname Rodey.


Rudey has 3 variants: Rudi, Rudie and Rudy.

Rudey has 14 more related forms via Rudolph: Dolph, Raoul, Rodolfo, Rodolph, Rodolphe, Rolf, Rolfe, Rollo, Rolph, Rolphe, Rudolf, Rudolfo, Rudolpho and Rudolphus.

Kreatif forms: Reddey, Riddey, Riodey. [more]

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Rudey is a rare given name for men. Rudey is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Rudy (#866 a year ago), Rodolfo (#945), Rudolph, Rudolf, Rolf, Raoul, Dolph and Rollo are the popular varying forms of Rudey (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.2614%) and is now much lower (usage 0.0236%, down 91%), with the versions Rodolfo, Rudy, Rudolf and Rudolph becoming less in vogue. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Rudey and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dolph, Raoul, Rodolfo, Rolf, Rollo in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rudolf, Rudolph, Rudy in U.S.

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

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Rudey is pronounced similarly to Roddy, Rodeo and Rudee. Other suggested similar baby names are Audey and Rudd. Like Rudey, these names are not frequently used.