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Gender: M Origin of Rowdy: American word name

Rowdy was first famously used as a given name in the television series Rawhide, with the young Clint Eastwood playing Rowdy Yates. More recently, competitive swimmer Rowdy Gaines has been featured in a series of TV commercials, and a new badass baby name is gaining notice. The word Rowdy originated in the U.S. in the early 19th century, used to describe a rough or lawless backwoodsman.

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Nickname of NASCAR driver Kyle Busch
Rowdy, little girl seen on Food Network show "The Pioneer Woman"

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