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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rhoades

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Alt. Meaning

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

H is for hand, that you always give.

O is for objective, always impartial

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

D is for dandy, a description of you!

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rhoades

Robert is also known as The Truck Stop Killer.


Barbara Rhoades is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1968. Barbara was born on March 23rd, 1946 in Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S. Barbara is also known as Barbara Rhodes, Barbara Orenstein, Rhodes, and Barbara.


Jason Rhoades was an artist in the field of installation art. Jason was born on July 9th, 1965 in Newcastle, California. He breathed his last breath on August 1st, 2006.


Mike was born on September 21st, 1972.


Darryl Rhoades is a rock music singer-songwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1975 to 1975. Darryl was born on June 7th, 1950.


Matt Rhoades is a political consultant. Matt was given the name Matthew Rhoades on February 3rd, 1975.


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Popularity of Rhoades as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rhoades U.S.
  White 91.82% 64.26%
  African American 2.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.87% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.44% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rhoades

People with the last name Rhoades are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rhoades

  • How Popular is the name Rhoades? As a last name Rhoades was the 1,949th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Rhoades first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Rhoades is Saturday, November 19th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Rhoades? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Rhoades. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Rhoades: Your name in reverse order is Sedaohr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Soheard. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rhoades? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,508 people with the last name Rhoades.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rhoades? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Rhoades as their last name.

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