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

The name Rudyard is a boy's name of English origin meaning "red enclosure". Rudyard and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quintuplets (mixed)".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Rudyard

Rudyard Kipling, English poet and novelist

Pop Culture References for the name Rudyard

Rudyard Funn, protaganist of the podcast 'Wooden Overcoats'.



lesliemarion Says:


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