Roderick \r(o)-deri-ck, rod(e)-rick\ as a boy's name is pronounced RAH-der-ik. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Roderick is "famous power". Roderic and Rodric are Scottish forms. See also Rodel.
Roderick has 34 variant forms: Broderick, Brodrick, Brodryck, Rhoderick, Rhodric, Rod, Rodd, Rodderick, Roddie, Roddric, Roddrick, Roddy, Roderic, Roderich, Roderigo, Roderik, Roderyck, Rodric, Rodrick, Rodrik, Rodrigo, Rodrigue, Rodrigues, Rodriguez, Rodrique, Rodriquez, Rodryck, Rodryk, Roric, Rorick, Rory, Rurek, Rurik and Ruy.