Boy name origins & meanings
- Greek : Field of roses
- English : Lives near the crucifix
Family name origins & meanings
- Catalan : variant of Rodes 2.
- Galician and Portuguese : habitational name from any of three places in Galicia (in Lugo, Ourense, and Pontevedra), named Rodas, from the plural of roda ‘wheel’.
- metonymic occupational name for a wheelwright, from roda ‘wheel’, cognate with 1.