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  1. Rodneynoun

    transferred from the surname.

  2. Etymology: placename "Hroda's island", from "Hroda", fame.


  1. Rodney

    Rodney is an American television sitcom that was shown on ABC from September 21, 2004, to June 6, 2006. Ric Swartzlander was the creator and executive producer of the comedy series. David Himelfarb was the executive producer.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Rodney is ranked #8106 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Rodney surname appeared 4,089 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Rodney.

    51% or 2,088 total occurrences were Black.
    41.7% or 1,706 total occurrences were White.
    4.1% or 168 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 83 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 32 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.2% or 12 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

Anagrams for Rodney »

  1. droney

  2. yonder

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rodney in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rodney in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Rodney in a Sentence

  1. Andy McCarthy:

    For all the strident claims about how the Clinton campaign pushed the government's law-enforcement and intelligence apparatus into spying on President Trump, Special Counsel Durham has thus far charged no crimes along those lines. The indictment of Democratic Party lawyer Michael Sussmann merely alleges that he lied to the FBI to conceal that he was working for the Clinton campaign and tech executive Rodney Joffe, that said, though, it is just breathtaking to watch the media-Democrat complex, which hyped Robert Mueller’s every move in the bogus Trump-Russia ‘collusion’ caper,suddenly develop laryngitis in the matter of Durham’s probe -- that is, when it is not outright hostile.

  2. Connie Rice:

    That's an entirely different scenario than the one we faced in the Rodney King days, this is not your grandfather's LAPD.

  3. Mike Lampson:

    Somebody brought a surfboard up and Mike Lampson and Rodney Sanders got( Graham) onto the surfboard, i tried my best to start compressions right away, but the current was really strong and pretty much impossible, so Mike Lampson and Rodney Sanders all made the decision to... link up arms and get Josh Graham into the shore.

  4. Gary Brandwein:

    I think 9/11 was the trigger for Robert Rodney’s cancer and passing.

  5. Grange Lady Haig Rutan:

    As an author I found it fascinating interviewing luminaries of the jazz world for over 15 years, beginning with a phone call from Red Rodney on a Thanksgiving Day in 1989 and then a phone call from Stan Getz on Christmas Day; their comments set in motion the quest to write a book about my first husband, Al Haig, the chosen pianist of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie (who gave me the moniker 'Lady Haig' one blustery cold night outside of Birdland on a January night) - and later Stan Getz.”

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    having or resembling a stinger or barb
    • A. omnifarious
    • B. aculeate
    • C. adscripted
    • D. occlusive

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