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Origin of the name RODRIGO.
Etymology of the name RODRIGO.
Meaning of the baby name RODRIGO.

  

RODRIGO.  Italian and Spanish.  The same as French Rodrigue, from Teutonic Hruoderich (q.v.), meaning "famous ruler." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)

Toledo, de, (Rodrigo,) [Lat. Rodericus Toletanus,] a distinguished prelate and historian, born in Navarre about 1170, was originally named Rodrigo Ximenes.  He became Bishop of Siguenza in 1192, and subsequently Archbishop of Toledo.  He was the author of a History of Spain, ("Rerum in Hispania Gestarum Chronicon," 1545,) and History of the Western Arabs, ("Historia Arabum," 1603,) both of which are highly esteemed. (Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology, Thomas, 1908)

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