Given Name RODRIGO

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ro-DHREE-gho (Spanish), roo-DREE-goo (Portuguese), ro-DREE-go (Italian)  [details]

Meaning & History

Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of RODERICK. A notable bearer was Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, also known as El Cid, an 11th-century Spanish military commander.
DIMINUTIVES: Ruy (Spanish), Rui, Ruy (Portuguese), Roi (Galician)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hroderich (Ancient Germanic), Roderic (Catalan), Roderick, Rod, Roddy (English), Rodrigue (French)


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Entry updated July 2, 2017