Meaning and Origin of: Rodrigue

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First name origins & meanings:

  • German : Famous one

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Jewish (Sephardic) : shortened form of Rodriguez.
  • French : of Spanish or Portuguese origin (see Rodriguez).
  • Rodrigue is a frequent name in LA, where the present families claim descent from Jean-Baptiste Rodrigue, a French Canadian from Quebec, who settled in LA in the 1760s. However, the earliest documented Rodrigue (or Rodrigues) in Canada (1671) was of Portuguese descent.