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

Rudyard Origin and Meaning

The name Rudyard is a boy's name of English origin meaning "red enclosure".

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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lesliemarion Says:

2014-04-05T02:40:39

I must be a dork, because I actually like it, and Rudy and Kipling and Kip and Kim for males.