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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ro-DHREE-gho(Spanish)
roo-DREE-goo(European Portuguese)
ho-DREE-goo(Brazilian Portuguese)
ro-DREE-go(Italian)
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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.

Related Names

DiminutivesRuy(Spanish) Rui, Ruy(Portuguese) Roi(Galician)
Other Languages & CulturesHroderich(Ancient Germanic) Hrœrekr(Ancient Scandinavian) Roderic(Catalan) Roderick, Rod, Roddy(English) Rodrigue(French) Ruarc(Irish) Rurik(Russian)
Surname DescendantsRodrigues(Portuguese) Rodríguez, Rodriquez(Spanish)

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