Name Element RUDĄ

Type Word & Element

Meaning & History

Germanic word meaning "cleared land" [1][2].

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturesrod(Anglo-Saxon) riuti(Old High German) ruð(Old Norse)
Surname DescendantsRhodes(English) Reiter, Reuter(German)
Place Name DescendantRhodesia(English)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 410.
  2. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 307.
Entry added December 7, 2022