Rod

Rod - A very unique male name



  Dec 10,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rod appeared on the charts for the first time in 1933 on position #1127. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rod and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rod? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Rod. The baby boy name Rod was given to 5 baby boys in 1998, ranking #3561 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 346,550 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rod peaked in popularity 53 years ago in 1965 on position 346.



Famous with this name

Rod Steiger
Rod Paradot
Rod Hallett


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Rod is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rod is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,360 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,360.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Rod is where you live.


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Rod origin and meaning

Rod is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Rod, pop culture references for the name Rod and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rod

We've found the following names that sound similar to Rod, sorted by popularity.

Rudy / Reid / Reed / Rhett / Rowdy / Rohit / Rito / Roddy / Ruth / Rodd /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19983561
19972805
19952563
19943546
19932734
19922979
19902162
19893349
19882034
19872142
19862384
19841789
19811498
19802419
19791542
19782270
19771268
19761405
19751094
19741215
1973992
1972881
1971658
1970603
1969526
1968500
1967433
1966411
1965346
1964427
1963402
1962383
1961394
1960348
1959362
1958428
1957428
1956561
1955616
1954630
1953714
1952739
1951807
1950830
1949673
1948561
1947509
1946506
1945616
1944724
1943768
1942993
19411204
19401235
1939947
19381247
19371325
19361320
19341494
19331127

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2360

Even more about Rod


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Rod a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Rod?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1965
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Rod
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 346,550
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1933
1998 births +5

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