Infographic of Rodney name meaning, which is “(The dweller) near the cross,” based on the Anglo-Saxon rod (a cross) and neah (near).
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Rodney Name Popularity

How popular is the name Rodney? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 624 5 0.0014%
1911 442 15 0.004%
1912 559 21 0.0042%
1913 394 76 0.0134%
1914 350 137 0.0197%
1915 362 178 0.0196%
1916 350 202 0.0209%
1917 389 170 0.017%
1918 375 208 0.0194%
1919 318 267 0.0255%
1920 303 323 0.0291%
1921 308 309 0.027%
1922 278 366 0.0329%
1923 288 344 0.0307%
1924 290 353 0.0304%
1925 269 411 0.0364%
1926 259 435 0.0395%
1927 238 525 0.0474%
1928 224 559 0.0522%
1929 232 506 0.0489%
1930 205 612 0.0586%
1931 184 686 0.0695%
1932 172 811 0.0821%
1933 172 758 0.0814%
1934 155 916 0.0948%
1935 149 1,010 0.1039%
1936 150 996 0.1034%
1937 149 1,007 0.1022%
1938 132 1,285 0.1255%
1939 120 1,438 0.1414%
1940 133 1,380 0.1298%
1941 126 1,548 0.1375%
1942 121 1,772 0.1403%
1943 118 1,974 0.1512%
1944 123 1,778 0.1435%
1945 104 2,181 0.1788%
1946 93 3,293 0.2232%
1947 94 3,558 0.2131%
1948 92 3,455 0.2164%
1949 87 3,821 0.2375%
1950 88 3,852 0.2392%
1951 84 4,292 0.2531%
1952 84 4,400 0.2521%
1953 58 6,533 0.3691%
1954 66 5,958 0.3259%
1955 65 6,044 0.3286%
1956 65 6,063 0.321%
1957 70 5,864 0.3047%
1958 65 5,856 0.3099%
1959 67 5,915 0.3113%
1960 68 5,857 0.3091%
1961 72 5,658 0.2997%
1962 76 5,437 0.2962%
1963 76 5,188 0.289%
1964 59 6,074 0.3451%
1965 33 11,081 0.6776%
1966 35 10,264 0.6574%
1967 37 8,440 0.5562%
1968 42 7,511 0.5002%
1969 49 6,668 0.4328%
1970 55 5,860 0.3682%
1971 59 5,195 0.3457%
1972 65 4,365 0.3205%
1973 68 4,050 0.3124%
1974 72 3,838 0.2953%
1975 76 3,572 0.278%
1976 88 2,982 0.2314%
1977 96 2,702 0.2005%
1978 102 2,544 0.1892%
1979 118 2,290 0.1624%
1980 120 2,252 0.154%
1981 135 2,011 0.1368%
1982 146 1,923 0.1287%
1983 161 1,662 0.1126%
1984 165 1,594 0.1072%
1985 168 1,606 0.1058%
1986 165 1,606 0.1064%
1987 170 1,581 0.1036%
1988 160 1,711 0.1098%
1989 177 1,710 0.106%
1990 181 1,686 0.1017%
1991 198 1,544 0.0947%
1992 209 1,452 0.091%
1993 226 1,284 0.0824%
1994 244 1,165 0.0759%
1995 256 1,073 0.0712%
1996 264 1,033 0.069%
1997 281 966 0.0653%
1998 320 827 0.0553%
1999 322 834 0.0557%
2000 342 769 0.0503%
2001 365 694 0.0461%
2002 370 680 0.0454%
2003 385 646 0.0425%
2004 433 570 0.0374%
2005 444 547 0.0358%
2006 445 570 0.0364%
2007 441 599 0.038%
2008 505 499 0.0323%
2009 490 520 0.0348%
2010 559 409 0.0284%
2011 538 430 0.0302%
2012 587 388 0.0272%
2013 609 354 0.0249%
2014 692 300 0.0206%
2015 685 312 0.0214%
2016 710 288 0.02%
2017 731 262 0.0188%
2018 771 232 0.0169%
2019 801 212 0.0157%
2020 871 206 0.0162%

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Names Like Rodney

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What names are variants of Rodney?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Rodney.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Rodnee

Roda's island; island near the clearing

German

Rodnie

Roda's island; island near the clearing

German


What names sound like Rodney?

If you like how Rodney sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Rodney.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Royden

Rye hill

English

Ryden

Horseman, rider

English


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2 Comments

  1. It was his daddy’s name

  2. Rodney is a name passed down through generations. He is the fourth generation.


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