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The baby boy name Rudy is of English origin. Rudy meaning, Rudy popularity, Rudy hieroglyphics, Rudy numerology, and other interesting facts.

The name Rudy is of English origin.

The meaning of Rudy is "wolf".  

Rudy is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ru-dy.

In the U.S. in 2012, it ranked 798 in popular baby names for boys with 279 occurrences.  It ranked 10224 in popular baby names for girls with 11 occurrences. 

View the Rudy Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Rudy has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Rudy to other names.


Rudy is a diminutive (nickname) of Rudolph.

Rudy falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Rudy Giulani.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Rudy in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Rudy in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Rudy in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Rudy Numerology page.

Rudy Numerology
Rudy in Hieroglyhics
Rudy in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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