Meaning and name origin
There is 1 feminine form of Rudy: Rudi.
Rudy is a very popular first name for males (#359 out of 1220, Top 29%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#5181 out of 88799, Top 6%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rudy for boys. Rudy reached its highest rank of #281 in the U.S. in 1940-1949 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rudy and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rudy (#866) and Rudolph. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Rudy▼ is also pronounced similarly to Roddy, Rowdy, Rudey and Rudie. Other suggested similar baby names are Rad, Redd, Rod▼, Rodd, Ruby▼, Rudd and Ruy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rudy.