Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ROOY(Spanish)

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 & CulturesHroderich(Ancient Germanic) Hrœrekr(Ancient Scandinavian) Roderic(Catalan) Roderick, Rod, Roddy(English) Rodrigue(French) Rodrigo, Roi(Galician) Ruarc(Irish) Rodrigo(Italian) Rurik(Russian)
Surname DescendantRuiz(Spanish)

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Entry updated November 20, 2020