Rod - Meaning of Rod

What does Rod mean?

[ 1 syll. rod, ro-d ] The baby boy name Rod is pronounced RaaD †. Rod's language of origin is Germanic and Old English, and it is predominantly used in the English language.

Rod is a contraction (English) of the English and German Roderick.

Rod is also a derivative of the English Rodman.

Rod is also a contraction of the English Rodney.

See also the related categories, english and germanic (german).

Rod is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1965, 0.026% of baby boys were given the name Rod. It ranked at #343 then. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is currently of only sporadic use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Rod, Rodney was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Rod include Raad, Rad, Riyaad, Rodd, Radd, Raed, Raede, Raeed, Read, Reade, Red, Redd, Redde, Reed, Reede, Reeth, Reid, Reide, Reith, and Ret.

† Pronunciation for Rod: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"

Details of famous persons named Rod:
Actor Rod Steiger, born Rodney Steiger, 14 April 1925 - 9 July 2002, Westhampton, New York.
Singer Rod Stewart, born 10 January 1945, London, England.

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