Given Name RUDYARD

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: RUD-yərd  [details]

Meaning & History

From a place name meaning "red yard" in Old English. This name was borne by Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), the author of 'The Jungle Book' and other works, who was named after Rudyard Lake in Staffordshire.


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Entry updated July 27, 2015