Roddy name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Roddy

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Rod"dy
Full of rods or twigs.
adjective Rod"dy

rod +‎ -y

Notable Persons Named Roddy

Notable Persons Named Roddy

Roddy Piper

Roddy Piper was a wrestler. Roddy was born on April 17th, 1954 in Saskatoon. He breathed his last breath on July 31st, 2015.

Roddy McDowall

Roddy McDowall was an actor, photographer, and director. His most notable accomplishments were from 1938 to 1998. Roddy was given the name Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall on September 17th, 1928 in Herne Hill, London, England. He left this life on October 3rd, 1998.

Roddy White

Roddy White is a football player. Roddy was born on November 2nd, 1981 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Roddy Bottum

Roddy Bottum is an alternative rock, indie rock, avant-garde, and alternative metal musician and keyboardist. He plays Electronic keyboard, Synthesizer, Guitar, Bass guitar, Sampler (musical instrument), Keyboard instrument, Modular synthesizer, Digital synthesizer, and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1980. Roddy was given the name Roswell Christopher Bottum III on July 1st, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle is a novelist, dramatist, short story writer, screenwriter, teacher, and playwright. Roddy was born on May 8th, 1958 in Dublin, Ireland.

Roddy Frame

Roddy Frame is an indie pop, rock, pop, folk, soul, jazz, post-punk, and folk music musician. Roddy was born Roddy Frame on January 29th, 1964.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Roddy

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roddy

Rod Roddy

Rod Roddy was an announcer, television personality, actor, voice artist, and comedian. He was most prominent from 1975 to 2003. Rod was given the name Robert Ray Roddy on September 28th, 1937 in Fort Worth, Texas. Rod is also known as Rod Ray Roddy. He left this life on October 27th, 2003.

Derek Roddy

Derek Roddy is a death metal and extreme metal musician. He plays Drum kit, Percussion instrument, Guitar, Bass guitar, Drum Workshop, Remo, Meinl Percussion, Vater Percussion, and Axis Percussion. His ongoing career started in 1997. Derek was born on August 28th, 1972 in South Carolina, United States.

Young Roddy

Young Roddy is a hip hop music rapping. He has been prominent since 2007. Young was given the name Roderick Brisco on September 20th, 1986. Young is also known as Route the Ruler.

Dennis Roddy

Dennis Roddy is a journalist. Dennis was born in 1954 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Kevin Roddy

Kevin was born in Bricktown, New Jersey, United States.

Patrick Roddy

Patrick Roddy is a military person.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roddy U.S.
  White 76.22% 64.26%
  African American 18.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.91% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roddy

People with the last name Roddy are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Roddy

  • How Popular is the name Roddy? Roddy is the 6,047th most popular name of all time. As a last name Roddy was the 4,939th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roddy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,509 babies born with the first name Roddy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roddy to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roddy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Roddy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roddy is Thursday, August 19th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Roddy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roddy was in 1960 with a total of 86 babies.
  • Random Roddy Factoid: According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roddy is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 1961.
  • Weird things about the name Roddy: The name spelled backwards is Yddor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rodyd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roddy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,127 people with the last name Roddy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roddy? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Roddy as their last name.
  • Roddy name meaning

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