Meaning and Origin of Ruddy - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Ruddy

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : From the red gate

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English rudde, Old English rudig ‘red’, ‘ruddy’ (see Rudd 1).