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Boy Names Starting with Rod-

Rod- baby names and what they mean, with 11 results. Rod- names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread 56 years ago (USAGE OF 0.5%) and is now significantly less (USAGE 0.07%, 85.8%), with names such as Rodger becoming less trendy. Rodes (TOP 16%) and Rodela (11%) are familiar Rod- last names.

Rod- names

Rod - Rodrigo


.. Actors Rod Steiger, Roddy MacDowall. Usage of Rod as a birth name has fallen off circa 1960-1969.

Var. of Rhodes. From German. "Where roses grow." Roxas is a moderately popular birth name.

Rodel, var. Rodell
Source fr. French. Variant of Roderick. Popular as last names, and Rodel (UPPER 66%) is similar to common -del surnames Rendel (UPPER 42%), Riddel (42%).

Root fr. Old French. "Roundup." Rodeo is not often used as a birth name. See also Romeo.

Roderick and variants

Roderick, var. Rodryk, Rodryck, Rodriquez, Rodrique, Rodriguez, Rodrigue, Rodrigues, Rodrigo1, Rodrik, Rodrick, Rodric, Roderik, Roderyck, Roderigo, Roderich, Roderic, Roddy, Roddric, Roddrick, Roddie, Rodderick, Rodd, Rod2
From Old German word. "Famous power." Rodderick, Roddie, Roddric, Roddrick and Roderich are more unusual as birth names among the versions of Roderick.

Roger and variants

Rodger, Rodge
Var. of Roger. Derivative of Old German. "Famous spearman." Less common today. Rodger was the form last listed (1996) in the Top 2000.

Rodman and variants

Rodman, var. Rodmann
Derived fr. Old German language. "Renowned man." Rodman is commonly used as a children's name among these variations.

Rodney and variants

Rodney, var. Rodnie, Rodnee
Source fr. Old German, Old English. "Roda's island; island near the clearing." Used frequently as boys' names, Rodney, Rodnie, etc. are similar to the common Ronnie.

Rodolfo and variants

Rodolfo1, var. Rodolphe1, Rodolf
.. This was the original version of .. Usage of Rodolfo and variants as children's names in 2016 was 57.3% less than the previous decade.

Rodolphe2, Rodolph, Rodolfo2
Var. of Rudolph. Derived fr. Old German. "Famous wolf." Common, with usage of 0.01% for Rodolfo and variants as birth names in 2016, but lower than 0.012% the year before.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rod- names: Rod, Rodd, Roddy, Roderic, Roderick

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rod- names: Rodger, Rodman, Rodney, Rodolfo, Rodrick

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rod- names: Rodrigo, Rodriguez, Rodriquez


Derivative of Spanish, Portuguese languages. Variant of Roderick .. Used widely as a birth name, Rodrigo is comparable to the conventional Rodrick. See also Roderigo.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Rod- names for boys.

1. Rod - Rodrigo
Rod, Rhodes [Rodas], Rodel [Rodell], Rodeo, Roderick [Rodryk, Rodryck, Rodrigo, Rodrique, Rodrigue, Rodriquez, Rodriguez, Rodrigues, ..], Roger [Rodge, Rodger], Rodman [Rodmann], Rodney [Rodnie, Rodnee], Rodolfo [Rodolf, Rodolphe], Rudolph [Rodolfo, Rodolph, Rodolphe], Rodrigo

Usage comparison for Rod- names