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Gender: M Meaning of Rudyard: "red enclosure" Origin of Rudyard: English

Often thought of as a one-peson name because of Jungle Book writer Kipling, this was actually his middle name. He was middle-named for Rudyard Lake in Staffordshire, the beauty of which inspired his parents to reference it in their first child's name. Trivia tidbit: Actress Kim Raver gave her son Leo the middle name of Kipling.

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Rudyard Kipling, English poet and novelist

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