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Roderick

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22k Rodrigo (Spanish)
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< 1k Roderica (German)

How popular is the baby name Roderick in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1882 6 0 6
1884 5 0 5
1885 8 0 8
1886 5 0 5
1887 13 0 13
1888 7 0 7
1889 9 0 9
1890 8 0 8
1891 15 0 15
1892 7 0 7
1893 6 0 6
1894 10 0 10
1896 9 0 9
1897 9 0 9
1898 12 0 12
1899 6 0 6
1900 13 0 13
1901 8 0 8
1902 8 0 8
1903 14 0 14
1904 9 0 9
1905 5 0 5
1906 12 0 12
1907 9 0 9
1908 13 0 13
1909 11 0 11
1910 14 0 14
1911 17 0 17
1912 46 0 46
1913 74 0 74
1914 65 0 65
1915 84 0 84
1916 82 0 82
1917 96 0 96
1918 90 0 90
1919 76 0 76
1920 105 0 105
1921 106 0 106
1922 137 0 137
1923 131 0 131
1924 140 0 140
1925 148 0 148
1926 174 0 174
1927 178 0 178
1928 183 0 183
1929 176 0 176
1930 153 0 153
1931 156 0 156
1932 140 0 140
1933 166 0 166
1934 169 0 169
1935 150 0 150
1936 180 0 180
1937 188 0 188
1938 191 0 191
1939 189 0 189
1940 162 0 162
1941 160 0 160
1942 202 0 202
1943 222 0 222
1944 234 0 234
1945 248 0 248
1946 301 0 301
1947 367 0 367
1948 364 0 364
1949 401 0 401
1950 477 0 477
1951 465 0 465
1952 545 0 545
1953 632 0 632
1954 574 0 574
1955 648 0 648
1956 690 6 684
1957 761 0 761
1958 703 5 698
1959 811 0 811
1960 842 0 842
1961 905 5 900
1962 943 11 932
1963 997 7 990
1964 1,027 0 1,027
1965 1,006 8 998
1966 967 7 960
1967 1,019 11 1,008
1968 1,007 9 998
1969 988 9 979
1970 1,049 8 1,041
1971 1,063 10 1,053
1972 950 9 941
1973 918 8 910
1974 891 12 879
1975 807 11 796
1976 797 14 783
1977 765 6 759
1978 702 13 689
1979 758 10 748
1980 768 10 758
1981 757 14 743
1982 751 11 740
1983 691 10 681
1984 637 9 628
1985 676 7 669
1986 640 9 631
1987 604 8 596
1988 574 6 568
1989 610 0 610
1990 598 0 598
1991 539 0 539
1992 512 0 512
1993 489 0 489
1994 437 0 437
1995 398 0 398
1996 360 0 360
1997 357 0 357
1998 290 0 290
1999 331 0 331
2000 310 0 310
2001 288 0 288
2002 305 0 305
2003 240 0 240
2004 265 0 265
2005 249 0 249
2006 292 0 292
2007 255 0 255
2008 217 0 217
2009 229 0 229
2010 206 0 206
2011 220 0 220
2012 203 0 203
2013 178 0 178
2014 178 0 178
2015 185 0 185

Want to know about the popularity of the Roderick baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 46,255 babies born with the name Roderick in the United States. That's more than enough Rodericks to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Roderick" was in 1971 with a total of 1,053 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rodericks)

According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Roderick" ranks #78 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 69 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of 768 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Roderick" mean? The list below shows the origins of Roderick as well as things modernly associated with the name Roderick such as celebrities named Roderick.

Origin and Meaning of Roderick

The name "Roderick" is of English origin, and it means "Famous Ruler". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart is a singer-songwriter specializing in rock, pop, blues rock, and blue-eyed soul music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1961 to present. Rod was born in 1945 as Roderick David Stewart in Highgate, North London, England.

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Roddy McDowall

Roddy McDowall is an actor, photographer, and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1938 to 1998. Roddy was born in 1928 as Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall in Herne Hill, London, England.

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Rowdy Roddy Piper

Rowdy Roddy Piper is a professional wrestler. Rowdy was born in 1954 as Roderick George Toombs in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Roderick Cook

Roderick Cook is a playwright, theatre director and actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1954 to 1990. Roderick was born in 1932 in London, England, U.K.

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Roderick Hilhorst

Roderick was born in 1971.

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Roderick Toombs

Roderick Toombs is a professional wrestler. Roderick was born in 1954 as Roderick George Toombs in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Roderick

Roderick Ferguson
Roderick Goodwin
Roderick Mcmahon
Roderick Spencer
Roderick Strong
Roderick Furniture
Roderick Glee
Roderick Kreisberg
Roderick Mackinnon
Roderick Corriveau

Alternative Meanings

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for elegant, born within you.

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

C is for confident, no doubts here!

K is for kid, the child within.

Your name in reverse order is "Kciredor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Krrodeic". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Roderick born Feb 3, 1981

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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