Gender Masculine
Usage Irish

Meaning & History

Probably an Irish form of HRŒREKR, introduced by Scandinavian settlers and invaders. Alternatively it may be derived from Irish ruarc "squall, rainstorm".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHroderich(Ancient Germanic) Hrœrekr(Ancient Scandinavian) Roderic(Catalan) Roderick, Rod, Roddy(English) Rodrigue(French) Rodrigo, Roi(Galician) Rodrigo(Italian) Rodrigo, Rui, Ruy(Portuguese) Rurik(Russian) Rodrigo, Ruy(Spanish)

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Entry updated October 11, 2012