Rhoda Origin and Meaning

The name Rhoda is girl's name of Greek origin meaning "rose".
To those who remember, Rhoda is still reminiscent of the brassy Bronx 1970s sitcom Rhoda Morgenstern. But Rhoda has a much longer history--it is a name that can be found in the New Testament as a servant girl in the house of Mary, mother of John. Later, Rhoda appeared in the novel Vanity Fair and the Shaw play Man and Superman.

Rhoda started out on the popularity list at Number 161, but never reached that height again.

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Famous People Named Rhoda

  • Rhoda BroughtonWelsh Victorian novelist
  • Rhoda Elaine WilliamsAmerican voice actress
  • Rhoda Carlton Marian Holmes NichollsEnglish,American painter
  • Rhoda GriffisAmerican actress
  • Rhoda Fox Gravesfirst woman to serve in the New York State Senate
  • Rhoda CoffinAmerican prison reformer
  • Rhoda May Knight RindgeAmerican businesswoman
  • Rhoda Agatha Rindge AdamsonAmerican businesswoman; daughter of Rhoda Rindge
  • Hilary RhodaAmerican model

Rhoda in Pop Culture

  • "Rhoda" TV sitcom about main character Rhoda Faye Morgenstern
  • Rhoda Teneirocharacter from "Ace Attorney"
  • Rhoda Penmarkcharacter in "The Bad Seed"
  • Rhoda Hymanin "The Roaring Queen" by Wyndham Lewis
  • Rhoda Swartzmarries James McMull in "Vanity Fair"
  • Rhoda NunnMC "The Odd Women" by George Gissing
  • Rhoda Williamsmain character in movie "Another Earth"
  • Dr. Rhoda Dendroncharacter on Disney's "Darkwing Duck"
  • Rhoda Chesterfieldcharacter on TV's "Jessie"
  • Rhoda Mulluckscharacter from Call the midwife