Boy name origins & meanings
- German : Famous one
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- 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.