Rodney

Pronunciation: ro-hdne-he-e
Origin: Australia
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Oceania

Rodney is a baby boy name of German origin, meaning "Roda's island" and "island near the clearing". The name is derived from the Old English family name, taken from a place name. Rodney is also associated with Anglo-Saxon roots, meaning "the dweller near the cross," based on the Anglo-Saxon word "rod" (a cross) and "neah" (near). The name Rodney evokes images of breathtaking beaches, gold sand, and crystal clear water. In Shelburne, Australia, Rodney refers to Rodney Island, a remote area full of vibrant florals and small wildlife. Additionally, in Cairo, Egypt, Rodney, also known as Roda Island, is a charming island nestled by the Nile river. The name is fitting for someone who lives near a tropical coast or under the hot Egyptian skies.

Rodney Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Rodney is currently #427 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Rodney is currently #427 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Rodney is currently #422 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Rodney is currently #422 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Rodney

  • Rodney Atkins: Rodney Atkins is an American country music singer and songwriter known for his hit songs "If You're Going Through Hell" and "Watching You."
  • Rodney Mullen: Rodney Mullen is an American professional skateboarder, entrepreneur, and inventor known for his influence on the sport and numerous skateboarding tricks.
  • Rodney Crowell: Rodney Crowell is an American musician, known primarily for his work as a country music singer and songwriter.
  • Rodney Peete: Rodney Peete is a former American football quarterback who played in the NFL and is now a television host and sports commentator.