Rodriguez name meaning

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

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rodriguez mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rodriguez

User Submitted Origins

Filipino (Philippines)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 3 submissions from Nigeria and the United States agree the name Rodriguez means "Son of Rodrigo" and is of German / Spanish origin.
  2. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Rodriguez is of Mexican origin and means "Famous power".
  3. A user from Michigan, U.S. says the name Rodriguez is of Spanish origin and means "Powerful and useful in almost every way".
  4. A user from California, U.S. says the name Rodriguez is of Filipino (Philippines) origin and means "river".
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From Rodrigo +‎ -ez.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Rodriguez

Notable Persons Named Rodriguez

Rodriguez Carballeira

Rodriguez was born on December 9th, 1914. She breathed her last breath on June 9th, 1933.

Rodríguez López

Rodríguez López is a soccer player for the Atlético Madrid, Elche CF, and Hércules CF. Rodríguez was born on February 12th, 1938 in Megeces , Spain.

Rodriguez Cardenas

Rodriguez was born in 1962.


Rodríguez was a soccer player for the Rampla Juniors, Stade Français Paris (football), CD Málaga, Real Madrid C.F., Hércules CF, Alicante CF, and Orihuela Deportiva CF. Rodríguez was born on April 4th, 1928 in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. He breathed his last breath on April 6th, 1986.

Rodríguez Vaz

Rodríguez was born on February 7th, 1942 in Verín, Spain.

Rodriguez Pedro Ruiz

Rodriguez was born on November 13th, 1985.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rodriguez

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez is an actress, screenwriter, and dj. She was most active from 1999 to present. Michelle was given the name Mayte Michelle Rodríguez on July 12th, 1978 in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.

Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez is a baseball player for the New York Yankees. Alex was born on July 27th, 1975 in New York City.

James Rodríguez

James Rodríguez is a soccer player for the Real Madrid C.F., Envigado F.C., Club Atlético Banfield, FC Porto, AS Monaco FC, Colombia national under-17 football team, Colombia national under-20 football team, and Colombia national football team. James was born on July 12th, 1991 in Cúcuta, Colombia.

Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera was an artist in the fields of painting and mural. Diego was given the name Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez on December 8th, 1886 in Guanajuato, Mexico. He left this life on November 24th, 1957.

Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez is an entrepreneur, manager, actress, and television personality. Her ongoing career started in 1992. Gina was given the name Gina Delia on November 15th, 1967 in San Fernando Valley, California, United States. Gina is also known as Demi Delia and Demi Delia".

Robert Rodríguez

Robert Rodríguez is a film director, film producer, screenwriter, film editor, cinematographer, and musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1991. Robert was given the name Robert Anthony Rodríguez on June 20th, 1968 in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.

  • Daddy Yankee
  • Elizabeth Rodriguez
  • Génesis Rodríguez
  • Gina Rodriguez
  • Roselyn Sánchez
  • Rico Rodriguez
  • James Roday
  • Alfonso Herrera
  • Freddy Rodriguez
  • María Valverde
  • Ricardo Rodríguez
    Soccer Player
  • Florentino Pérez
    Civil Engineer
  • Sixto Rodriguez
  • Joan Smalls

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rodriguez U.S.
  White 4.75% 64.26%
  African American 0.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.18% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 93.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rodriguez

People with the last name Rodriguez are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Rodriguez

  • What name lists does Rodriguez rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Rodriguez? Rodriguez is the 11,212th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rodriguez was the 9th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rodriguez have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 957 babies born with the first name Rodriguez in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rodriguez to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rodriguez? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Rodriguez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rodriguez is Thursday, October 19th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Rodriguez born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rodriguez was in 1981 with a total of 47 babies.
  • Random Rodriguez Factoid: According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rodriguez is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Georgia have the same name in 1974.
  • Weird things about the name Rodriguez: The name spelled backwards is Zeugirdor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Uizeogrdr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rodriguez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,094,924 people with the last name Rodriguez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rodriguez? Rodriguez was ranked as the 9th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
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