Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. RAHD-nee(American English)
RAWD-nee(British English)

Meaning & History

From an English 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).

Related Names

DiminutivesRod, Roddy
User SubmissionRodneÿ


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Entry updated January 21, 2022