Rodney
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Given Name RODNEY
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: RAHD-nee (American English), RAWD-nee (British English)   [details]
Meaning & History
From a surname, originally derived from a place name, which meant "Hroda's island" in Old English (where Hroda is a Germanic given name meaning "fame"). It was first used as a given name in honour of the British admiral Lord Rodney (1719-1792).
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DIMINUTIVES: Rod, Roddy
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