Meaning & History
Medieval Portuguese and Spanish short form of RODRIGO
. It is another name of the 11th-century Spanish military commander Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, also known as El Cid.
VARIANT: Rui (Portuguese) OTHER LANGUAGES: Hroderich (Ancient Germanic), Hrœrekr (Ancient Scandinavian), Roderic (Catalan), Roderick, Rod, Roddy (English), Rodrigue (French), Rodrigo, Roi (Galician), Ruarc (Irish), Rodrigo (Italian), Rurik (Russian) |