Rhoda

First Name
26k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rhoda mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Rhoda

"Rhoda" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Rose". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

From Ancient Greek Ῥόδη (Rhódē, “woman from Rhodes”) or ῥόδον (rhódon, “rose”).

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Rhoda

Rhoda Griffis is an actress and actor. She has had major accomplishments since 1986. Rhoda was born on January 9th, 1965 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Rhoda Morgenstern is a photographer, former costume designer, former window dresser, costume designer, and window dresser.

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Rhoda Williams was an actress and actor. Her career lasted from 1937 to 1974. Rhoda was given the name Rhoda Elaine Williams on July 19th, 1930 in Denver, Colorado, US. She died on March 8th, 2006.

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Rhoda was born on January 14th, 1873 in Aylesbury. Rhoda is also known as Rhoda Mary Abbott (full name) and Rhoda Mary Hunt (birth name). She passed away on February 18th, 1946.

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Rhoda was born in 1959.

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Rhoda was born on May 31st, 1979 in London, United Kingdom. Rhoda is also known as Rhoda and Monty.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rhoda

Hilary was given the name Hilary Hollis Rhoda on April 6th, 1987 in Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States.

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Matthew Rhoda is an athlete for the CMAC FC.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 73 73 0
1881 84 84 0
1882 79 79 0
1883 93 93 0
1884 93 93 0
1885 106 106 0
1886 114 114 0
1887 104 104 0
1888 130 130 0
1889 148 148 0
1890 138 138 0
1891 138 138 0
1892 140 140 0
1893 136 136 0
1894 136 136 0
1895 136 136 0
1896 130 130 0
1897 134 127 7
1898 148 148 0
1899 127 127 0
1900 151 151 0
1901 125 125 0
1902 152 152 0
1903 122 122 0
1904 116 116 0
1905 145 145 0
1906 132 132 0
1907 138 138 0
1908 108 108 0
1909 136 136 0
1910 170 170 0
1911 161 161 0
1912 189 189 0
1913 189 189 0
1914 266 266 0
1915 385 385 0
1916 385 385 0
1917 345 345 0
1918 433 433 0
1919 420 420 0
1920 421 421 0
1921 430 430 0
1922 464 464 0
1923 435 435 0
1924 503 503 0
1925 514 514 0
1926 547 547 0
1927 455 455 0
1928 504 504 0
1929 483 483 0
1930 497 497 0
1931 487 487 0
1932 420 420 0
1933 377 377 0
1934 425 425 0
1935 404 404 0
1936 376 376 0
1937 341 341 0
1938 360 360 0
1939 348 348 0
1940 315 315 0
1941 284 284 0
1942 331 331 0
1943 306 306 0
1944 276 276 0
1945 227 227 0
1946 271 271 0
1947 287 287 0
1948 251 251 0
1949 271 271 0
1950 278 278 0
1951 262 262 0
1952 230 230 0
1953 253 253 0
1954 233 233 0
1955 238 238 0
1956 241 241 0
1957 356 356 0
1958 265 265 0
1959 259 259 0
1960 227 227 0
1961 212 212 0
1962 181 181 0
1963 189 189 0
1964 221 221 0
1965 225 225 0
1966 234 234 0
1967 161 161 0
1968 143 143 0
1969 132 132 0
1970 117 117 0
1971 129 129 0
1972 129 129 0
1973 132 132 0
1974 162 162 0
1975 183 183 0
1976 115 115 0
1977 94 94 0
1978 80 80 0
1979 76 76 0
1980 75 75 0
1981 68 68 0
1982 56 56 0
1983 47 47 0
1984 53 53 0
1985 49 49 0
1986 53 53 0
1987 32 32 0
1988 35 35 0
1989 42 42 0
1990 48 48 0
1991 57 57 0
1992 37 37 0
1993 36 36 0
1994 30 30 0
1995 34 34 0
1996 38 38 0
1997 47 47 0
1998 39 39 0
1999 42 42 0
2000 39 39 0
2001 38 38 0
2002 33 33 0
2003 33 33 0
2004 42 42 0
2005 37 37 0
2006 36 36 0
2007 32 32 0
2008 43 43 0
2009 33 33 0
2010 50 50 0
2011 30 30 0
2012 33 33 0
2013 36 36 0
2014 40 40 0
2015 47 47 0
2016 51 51 0
2017 41 41 0

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Popularity of Rhoda as a first name

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Popularity of Rhoda as a last name

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Common last names for Rhoda

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • Anderson
  • Martin
  • Thompson
  • Hall
  • White
  • Jackson
  • Thomas
  • Scott

Common first names for Rhoda

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rhoda U.S.
  White 91.25% 64.26%
  African American 3.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.99% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.80% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rhoda

People with the last name Rhoda are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rhoda

  • What name lists does Rhoda rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Rhoda? Rhoda is the 1,496th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rhoda was the 24,762nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rhoda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,634 babies born with the first name Rhoda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rhoda to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rhoda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 73 new born babies.
  • When was Rhoda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rhoda is Tuesday, March 12th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Rhoda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rhoda was in 1926 with a total of 547 babies.
  • Random Rhoda Factoid: According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rhoda ranks 78th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 6 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1911.
  • Weird things about the name Rhoda: Your name in reverse order is Adohr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oradh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rhoda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,006 people with the last name Rhoda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rhoda? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rhoda as their last name since less than 1 person in 294k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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