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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rhody

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Alt. Meaning

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rhody

Jimmy Rhody is an athlete for the Harrison F.C. and United States men's national soccer team. Jimmy was born on July 17th, 1896 in Paterson, New Jersey.


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Popularity of Rhody as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rhody U.S.
  White 92.02% 64.26%
  African American 3.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rhody

People with the last name Rhody are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rhody

  • How Popular is the name Rhody? Rhody is the 55,245th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rhody was the 34,668th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rhody have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30 babies born with the first name Rhody in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rhody? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rhody first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rhody is Tuesday, June 1st, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Rhody born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rhody was in 2013 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Rhody: Your name in reverse order is Ydohr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rodhy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rhody? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 652 people with the last name Rhody.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rhody? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rhody as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k 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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