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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : Red valley

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Roideáin ‘descendant of Rodán’, a personal name derived from a diminutive of rod ‘strong’, ‘lively’, ‘spirited’.
  • German : variant of Rode 3.
  • Swedish (Rodén) : ornamental name, probably from an unidentified place name element + the adjectival suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius.

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