Roderick

Roderick - A very unique male name



  Jan 16,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Roderick, meaning famous ruler, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #878. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Roderick and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Roderick? 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 Roderick. The baby boy name Roderick was given to 161 baby boys in 2012, ranking #951 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 10,193 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Roderick peaked in popularity 50 years ago in 1967 on position 223.



Famous with this name

Roderick Davis
Roderick Wimberly
Nicole Roderick


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Roderick is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Roderick is currently topping the baby name charts in Alabama at position #294 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,598.

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 Roderick is where you live.


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Roderick origin and meaning

Roderick is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means famous ruler. To see famous people named Roderick, pop culture references for the name Roderick and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Roderick

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

Rodrigo / Rodrick / Rodriquez / Roderic / Rodriguez / Rodricus / Roddrick / Rodriques / Rodregus / Rodrigus /

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
2012951
2011898
2010940
2009896
2008936
2007809
2006737
2005764
2004721
2003739
2002631
2001659
2000619
1999577
1998617
1997555
1996534
1995510
1994484
1993446
1992432
1991422
1990389
1989369
1988362
1987338
1986321
1985311
1984313
1983295
1982282
1981280
1980282
1979277
1978283
1977260
1976251
1975255
1974233
1973232
1972230
1971224
1970232
1969232
1968227
1967223
1966226
1965231
1964237
1963245
1962253
1961262
1960276
1959280
1958289
1957274
1956282
1955280
1954301
1953277
1952307
1951321
1950315
1949337
1948351
1947360
1946385
1945397
1944426
1943443
1942457
1941491
1940489
1939434
1938429
1937438
1936446
1935495
1934465
1933482
1932513
1931484
1930526
1929445
1928467
1927479
1926498
1925591
1924602
1923631
1922609
1921668
1920690
19191077
1918904
1917832
1916967
1915915
19141045
1913531
1912878

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alabama294
Tennessee432
Louisiana449
Georgia473
South Carolina485
Mississippi548
Florida720
Texas840
Michigan994
Pennsylvania997
North Carolina1057
Illinois1319
New York1551
California1598

Even more about Roderick


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 Roderick 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 Roderick?

3 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
1967
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Roderick
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 10,193
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +161

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