Rodney

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English placename Hrōdanīeġ, Hrōdanīġ (literally Hroda's island), from Proto-Germanic *hrōþiz (“fame”) and *awjō (“island”).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Rodney

  1. A habitational surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1969 William Kennedy: The Ink Truck : page 100:
    "All in good time, Rodney."
    "Bailey's the name."
    "I call all my intimate friends Rodney. It's such a picturesque name."
    "You do have little quirks."

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