Rudi meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old High German and Germanic
Usage: German, Hungarian, Slavic, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish and Greenlandic
Meaning: Fame and Wolf
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Unwonted Rudi's origin is Old High German and Germanic, meaning of Rudi is "Fame or Glory and Wolf" which is especially used in Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Spanish, German, Hungarian, Slavic, Greenlandic and Finnish is aimed at both boys and girls. Rudi is short form of Rudolph. Rudolph is variation of widely accepted Rodolphe. Origin of Queer Rudolph is in Germanic and Old High German languages, meaning of Rudolph is "Fame and Glory and Wolf". Rudi is German form of Names Containing the Name Element Hrod, Especially Rudolfa. Rudi is German form of Rudolfina. Also Rudi is German form of Names Containing the Name Element Hrod, Especially Rudolf. Rudi is celebrated on June 21st.

Variants of Rudi

Hruodolf, Rudolphus, Rudolfina, Rudolfa, Rudolph, Rudolfia, Rudolfine

Names that rhyme with Rudi

Popularity of Rudi

Rudi is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 500 names. Recently in 2018, 87 babies were given Rudi and it reached its peak ranking, 465 on boy names chart. Over 1096 people have been named Rudi in England and Wales. Rudi is a unique baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1931 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 1960, it ranked 1914th when 27 boys were named Rudi. Over 1100 babies in United States have been named Rudi.

Rudi is an uncommon baby name in France, even after 55 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 600. Over 367 people have been named Rudi in France. However things change on global perspective, Rudi is extremely popular in Indonesia where every 1 in 900 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Germany, Belgium, South Africa, Brazil and India. At least, 450000 people globally have carried Rudi as their given name according to our evaluation.

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Rudi in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Rudi?

Don't allow people to take away your peace and affect your mood. Searching for answers can sometimes make you feel miserable and disappoint you because you can't find answers to all your questions. When it comes to love, consider lowering your criteria and give people a chance to prove themselves. Giving a second chance is like giving them another chance to shoot at you because you dodged the first bullet.

Other names similar to Rudi, for would be parents

  •  Nandolf - The Nandolf came from Old High German, meaning of Nandolf is "Wolf or Bold"
  •  Giselbrand - The Giselbrand means "Fire or Hostage" came from Old High German
  •  Rathard - Meaning of Rathard is Advice or Hard is of Old High German origin
  •  Federico - Federico's meaning is Power, Safety or Mighty used for both genders, used largely in Italian, English and Spanish has its origin in Old High German and Germanic
  •  Donar came from Germanic, meaning of Donar is "God of Thunder" is used as a boy name
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Namesakes of Rudi

    Rudi Čajavec, Yugoslav pilot
  • Rudi Fink, retired boxer from Germany
  • Rudi Supek, Croatian sociologist and a member of the Praxis School of Marxism
  • Rudi Stephan, German composer of great promise who
  • Rudi van Dantzig, Dutch choreographer, company director, and writer
  • Rudi Holzapfel, Irish poet and teacher
  • Rudi Vedelago, Australian former rugby union player
  • Rudi Glöckner, first German to referee a football World Cup final when he took charge of the 1970 FIFA World Cup final between Brazil and Italy
  • Rudi Pauwels, Belgian pharmacologist
  • Rudi Kopp, West German cross country skier
  • Rudi Dornbusch, German economist
  • Rudi Studer, German computer scientist and professor at KIT
  • Rudi Lemberg, German-Australian biochemist
  • Rudi Dutschke, prominent spokesperson of the German student movement of the 1960s
  • Rudi Völler, German former professional footballer and a former manager of the Germany national team
  • Rudi Vis, Dutch-born British Labour Party politician
  • Rudi Gernreich, Austrian-born American fashion designer whose avant-garde clothing designs are generally regarded as the most innovative and dynamic fashion of the 1960s
  • Rudi Johnson, former American football running back
  • Rudi Altig, German professional track and road racing cyclist
  • Rudi Fischer, racing driver from Switzerland
  • Rudi Bakhtiar, producer for Reuters
  • Rudi Carrell, Dutch entertainer, born in Alkmaar
  • Rudi Koertzen, former international cricket umpire
  • Rudi Skácel, professional footballer who plays for 1
  • Rudi Mittig, born 26 January 1925 in Liberec, Czechoslovakia
  • Rudi Fehr, German-born
  • Rudi Smidts, former Belgian football defender
  • Rudi Assauer, former German football manager and player
  • Rudi Steyn, former South African cricketer
  • Rudi Wilfer, Austrian pianist and composer
  • Rudi Cerne, German TV presenter and former figure skater
  • Rudi Ball, champion ice hockey player
  • Rudi Bryson, former South African cricketer
  • Rudi Scholtz, former Namibian cricketer
  • Rudi Istenič, retired Slovenian football player
  • Rudi Martinus van Dijk, Dutch and Canadian composer of orchestral
  • Rudi Wulf, New Zealand rugby union player
  • Rudi Schneider, Austrian Spiritualist and physical medium
  • Rudi Vata, former Albanian footballer
  • Rudi Louw, Namibian football midfielder currently playing for Black Africa
  • Rudi Gutendorf, German football manager
  • Rudi M. Brewster, United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • Rudi Garcia, French football manager and former player
  • Rudi Hoffmann, former German footballer
  • Rudi, punk rock/power pop band from Belfast
  • Rudi Hansen in Far til fire as Actress
  • Rudi Alvadj in TV series Valter brani Sarajevo as Actor
  • Rudi Eydmann played crucial role of Schäfer in 1981 flick Das stolze und traurige Leben des Mathias Kneißl.
  • In 1940 comedy and musical film, Die lustigen Vagabunden, Rudi Godden played Berthold 'Bertl' Menzinger - Maler.
  • Rudi Wehr portrayed main character of N in 1919 comedy flick Das rosa Strumpfbändchen.
  • In 1974 comedy film, Bij tante Wanne, Rudi Suwijns played Guido.
  • In 2019, Rudi Borsella portrayed the role of Cacciatore di funghi in drama and romance movie Il Cerchio delle Lumache.

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