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What does Rudiger mean?

Rudiger Pronunciation of Rudiger [rudi-ger] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Rudiger is "spear fame".

Associated with: spear (warrior), fame.


Creative forms:
(male) Reddiger, Roddiger, ..

(female) Rudigi, Rudire, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rudiger Stone (R.S.), ..

How popular is Rudiger?

Rudiger is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#44027 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name statistics of Rudiger for boys. Rudiger has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Baudier, Didier, Eadger, Juniper, Jupiter, Radimir, Rainer, Rainger, Ranger, Ranier, Reiner, Renier, Ridder, Rider, Ridge, Rigel, Riker, River, Rodge, Rodger, Roger, Rudee, Rudey, Rudi, Rudie, Rufiger (see Roger), Ruggero, Rutger, Ruttger (see Roger), Ryder and Tiger. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rudiger.

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