Roderick

Roderick

[rod-uh-rik, rod-rik]
noun
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “glory” and “ruler.”
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Roderick
masc. proper name, from O.H.G. Hroderich, lit. "ruling in fame," from hruod- "fame, glory" + P.Gmc. *rikja "rule." It. and Sp. Rodrigo, Rus. Rurik are from Ger.
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roderick

the last Visigothic king of Spain, who died in the Muslim invasion

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