Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ROOY(Spanish)  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRoderic(Catalan) Roderick(English) Rodrigue(French) Rodrigo, Roi(Galician) Hroderich(Germanic) Hroþireiks, Rudericus(Gothic) Rodrigo(Italian) Hrōþirīks(Old Germanic) Hrǿríkr, Hrœrekr(Old Norse) Rurik(Russian)
Surname DescendantRuiz(Spanish)


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Entry updated November 20, 2020