Meaning and Origin of Rodrigo - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Rodrigo

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • German : Famous one

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish and Portuguese : from the personal name Rodrigo, from Germanic Hrōdrīc (a compound of hrōd ‘renown’ + rīc ‘power(ful)’); it was borne by the last of the Visigoth kings and is one of the most important Spanish personal names of Germanic origin. This surname is also found in some former Portuguese territories of western India.