Gender: Male Meaning of Rhodes: "where roses grow" Origin of Rhodes: Greek

Rhodes Origin and Meaning

The name Rhodes is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "where roses grow".

A Greek island and a prestigious scholarship make an upper-crusty first name.

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Pop Culture References for the name Rhodes

Rhoads, Rhodas

Rhodes's International Variations

Rodas (Spanish)


FairMaiden Says:


Said aloud I hear "Rose" too easily for me to use it, but for that reason I think it works as a nickname for Ambrose

TulliaCicero Says:


I think it would work well as a middle...

ceruleanstardust Says:


Maybe as a middle then??

AbbyNu Says:


Wow, that is surprising! I wouldn't have expected the misspellings. Good to know, thank you :)

Madelyn Says:


I love the meaning "where the roses grow," but I have also read it could mean "a clearing in the woods."

JosieJane Says:


I went to school with a boy named Rhodes. His older brother, I believe, was called McQuillin. (Yes, that was his first name.)

priviledgedpistachios Says:


I love this name! Rhodes Emilio is one of the best combinations I've ever heard

hufflepuff Says:


The meaning of Rhodes is gorgeous. One of my favorite boy names by far.

Zelliew Says:


The voice of experience

Bobcat108 Says:


Just be warned that it will be mistaken constantly for "Rose"...& it will never be spelled right. Rhodes is one of my married names & I have many years of experience at spelling my name...over & over & over & over... ;)

SimoneKadele Says:


This is a family name. :)

Catastroffy Says:


This is really very handsome and suave.