Meaning and Origin of: Rodrigue

Boy name origins & meanings

  • German : Famous one

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.