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245k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Rodney

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • #297 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Rodney" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188013013
1881606
188212012
188311011
188413013
188513013
188614014
1887909
188812012
1889909
189019019
189111011
189216016
189319019
1894909
189519019
189614014
189717017
189820020
189918018
190021021
190110010
190219019
190313013
190413013
190520020
190629029
190717017
190827027
190925025
191034034
191159059
191288088
19131310131
19141890189
19152350235
19162370237
19172340234
19182585253
19193150315
19203530353
19213610361
19224086402
19233880388
19243960396
19254525447
19264886482
19275697562
19285967589
19295435538
19306467639
193172012708
19328270827
19337820782
19349310931
19351,02501,025
19361,01671,009
19371,02501,025
19381,30101,301
19391,45581,447
19401,40571,398
19411,55971,552
19421,79271,785
19431,98951,984
19441,797141,783
19452,19392,184
19463,31183,303#93 boy name
19473,57083,562#94 boy name
19483,478123,466#92 boy name
19493,83673,829#87 boy name
19503,86493,855#88 boy name
19514,304134,291#84 boy name
19524,41584,407#84 boy name
19536,536166,520#58 boy name
19545,979155,964#66 boy name
19556,057156,042#65 boy name
19566,081206,061#65 boy name
19575,870115,859#71 boy name
19585,889245,865#65 boy name
19595,932175,915#67 boy name
19605,879275,852#68 boy name
19615,691305,661#72 boy name
19625,463235,440#76 boy name
19635,214265,188#76 boy name
19646,092246,068#59 boy name
196511,1304611,084#33 boy name
196610,3165110,265#35 boy name
19678,481458,436#37 boy name
19687,557457,512#42 boy name
19696,713466,667#49 boy name
19705,900365,864#55 boy name
19715,248475,201#59 boy name
19724,394284,366#65 boy name
19734,087264,061#68 boy name
19743,882333,849#72 boy name
19753,612313,581#76 boy name
19763,024332,991#88 boy name
19772,742292,713#96 boy name
19782,575192,556
19792,317172,300
19802,290252,265
19812,055262,029
19821,959111,948
19831,712191,693
19841,643191,624
19851,638181,620
19861,648171,631
19871,607141,593
19881,740101,730
19891,747121,735
19901,71771,710
19911,56661,560
19921,48481,476
19931,31001,310
19941,18961,183
19951,09901,099
19961,05401,054
19979940994
19988650865
19998680868
20008089799
20017400740
20027140714
20036870687
20046020602
20055770577
20066040604
20076370637
20085450545
20095530553
20104570457
20114600460
20124290429
20133920392
20143550355

Want to know about the populiarty of Rodney? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 245,449 babies born with the name Rodney in the United States. That's more than enough Rodneies to occupy the territory of French Guiana (France) with an estimated population of 243,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 13 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rodney" was in 1965 with a total of 11,084 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rodneies)

According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rodney" ranks #101 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 27 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1952. Across the entire United States a total of 4,415 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Rodney

The name "Rodney" is of English origin, and it means "From the island in the swift river". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Rodney Dangerfield

Rodney Dangerfield is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1940 to 2004. Rodney was born in 1921 as Jacob Rodney Cohen in Deer Park, New York, U.S.

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Rodney Mullen

Rodney Mullen is a professional skateboarder/ inventor. Rodney was born in 1966 as John Rodney Mullen in Gainesville, Florida, U.S.

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Rod Steiger

Rod Steiger is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1950 to 2002. Rod was born in 1925 as Rodney Stephen Steiger in Westhampton, New York, U.S.

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Rodney Harrison

Rodney Harrison is a NFL player. Rodney was born in 1972 in Markham, Illinois.

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Rodney A. Grant

Rodney was born in 1959 in Macy, Nebraska, United States.

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Rodney Peete

Rodney Peete is a NFL player. Rodney was born in 1966 in Mesa, Arizona.

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Alternative Meanings

R is for realist, the way you are.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yendor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rdoyen". 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 Rodney born Jul 31, 1969

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Labrador approximately on 1075. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Name poster for Rodney

Name poster for Rodney(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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