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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rody

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  • A user from Iraq says the name Rody is of German origin and means "Powerfull".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Ro"dy

Notable Persons Named Rody

Rody Kenny Courtice was a painter. Rody was given the name Roselyn Margaret Kenny in 1891 in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada. Rody is also known as Rody Kenny Hammond. She breathed her last breath in 1973.


Rody Mirri is an author, tv producer, and television producer. Rody was born on December 15th, 1952 in Trento.


Rody de Boer is a sports team member for the ADO Den Haag.


Rody Martínez is an athlete for the Independiente F.B.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rody

Vaughan was born on December 13th, 1968 in Winnipeg.



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Popularity of Rody as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rody U.S.
  White 90.76% 64.26%
  African American 1.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rody

People with the last name Rody are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rody

  • How Popular is the name Rody? Rody is the 20,222nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Rody was the 48,717th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rody have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 345 babies born with the first name Rody in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rody to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rody? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Rody first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rody is Friday, June 21st, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Rody born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rody was in 1960 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Rody: Your name in reverse order is Ydor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yord. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rody? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 433 people with the last name Rody.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rody? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rody as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.