Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. HRUDH-ehrkh  [key]

Meaning & History

From the Old Welsh name Riderch, probably derived from ri "king" combined with derch "exalted". Rhydderch Hael was a 6th-century king of Strathclyde. It has sometimes been Anglicized as Roderick.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRiderch(Old Welsh)
Surname DescendantRhydderch(Welsh)


Entry updated January 21, 2022