Roddy is a nickname for Roderick meaning “famous power” from Germanic elements hrod (fame) and ric (power), or it could be a short form of Rodney, a surname meaning “Hroda’s island”, Hroda being a Germanic given name meaning “fame”, and Old English eg (island).
Origin: Germanic, Old English
- Roderick (English, Scottish, Welsh)
- Roderic (Catalan, English)
- Rodney (English)
- Rodrigo (Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Galician)
- Hroderich (Ancient Germanic)