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Rodríguez (surname)


Rodríguez (surname)


Rodríguez (Spanish pronunciation: [roˈðɾiɣeθ], [roˈðɾiɣes]) is a Spanish patronymic surname of Germanic origin (meaning Son of Rodrigo; Germanic: Roderickson) and a common surname in Spain, Latin America. Its Portuguese equivalent is Rodrigues.

The "ez" signifies "son of". The name Rodrigo is the Spanish form of the German name Roderich, meaning "rich in fame", from the Gothic elements "hrod" (fame or glory) and "ric" (rich). It was the name of Roderic, the last Visigothic King before the Muslim conquest, and the subject of many legends. The surname Rodríguez could have originated in the 9th century when patronymic names originated.

In Belgium the House of Rodriguez d'Evora y Vega was for generations Great Breadmaster of Flanders, see: Marquess of Rode.

Geographical distribution

As of 2014, 25.9% of all known bearers of the surname Rodríguez were residents of Mexico (frequency 1:52), 10.3% of Spain (1:49), 9.8% of Colombia (1:53), 9.2% of the United States (1:426), 8.4% of Venezuela (1:39), 5.9% of Cuba (1:21), 5.9% of Argentina (1:79), 3.2% of Peru (1:108), 2.7% of the Dominican Republic (1:41), 2.2% of Honduras (1:43), 1.6% of Ecuador (1:107), 1.6% of Panama (1:27), 1.6% of the Philippines (1:708), 1.3% of Bolivia (1:87), 1.3% of Chile (1:146), 1.3% of Guatemala (1:135), 1.2% of El Salvador (1:58), 1.2% of Costa Rica (1:44), 1.2% of Uruguay (1:32), 1.1% of Puerto Rico (1:35), and 1.1% of Nicaragua (1:60).

In Spain, the frequency of the surname was higher than national average (1:49) in the following regions:

  • 1. Canary Islands (1:21)
  • 2. Galicia (1:24)
  • 3. Asturias (1:26)
  • 4. Castile and León (1:39)
  • 5. Andalusia (1:40)
  • 6. Extremadura (1:41)

In Cuba, the frequency of the surname was higher than national average (1:21) in the following provinces:

  • 1. Ciego de Ávila (1:15)
  • 2. Sancti Spíritus (1:18)
  • 3. Cienfuegos (1:18)
  • 4. Holguín (1:18)
  • 5. Artemisa (1:18)
  • 6. Granma (1:18)
  • 7. Santiago de Cuba (1:20)
  • 8. Villa Clara (1:20)
  • 9. Matanzas (1:20)
  • 10. Las Tunas (1:21)

In Mexico, the frequency of the surname was higher than national average (1:52) in the following states:

  • 1. Nuevo León (1:29)
  • 2. Coahuila (1:30)
  • 3. Zacatecas (1:32)
  • 4. San Luis Potosí (1:34)
  • 5. Aguascalientes (1:35)
  • 6. Guanajuato (1:36)
  • 7. Tamaulipas (1:37)
  • 8. Durango (1:38)
  • 9. Nayarit (1:41)
  • 10. Jalisco (1:43)
  • 11. Colima (1:44)
  • 12. Chihuahua (1:44)
  • 13. Tlaxcala (1:49)
  • 14. Baja California (1:50)

People

Notable people with the surname include:

General

  • Gustavo Rodríguez Vega (born 1955), Mexican archbishop
  • Jana Rodriguez Hertz (born 1970), Argentine and Uruguayan mathematician
  • Jessamyn Rodriguez (born 1976), Canadian-American social entrepreneur
  • Jesusa Rodríguez (born 1955), Mexican theater director, actress, performance artist, social activist and elected Senator of the Morena party.
  • José Luis Rodríguez, El Puma, Venezuelan singer and actor
  • Juan Campos Rodríguez (1907–1995), Spanish Redemptorist missionary
  • Junius P. Rodriguez (born 1957), United States academic and historian
  • Katya Rodríguez-Vázquez, Mexican computer scientist
  • Lily O. Rodríguez, Peruvian ecologist
  • Luis Rodríguez Zúñiga (1942–1991), Spanish sociologist
  • María Fernanda Rodríguez, Venezuelan professor and activist.
  • Narciso Rodriguez (born 1961), United States fashion designer
  • Robyn Rodriguez, Filipino American academic
  • Rubí Rodríguez, Chilean mathematician
  • Simón Rodríguez (1769–1854), Venezuelan philosopher and educator
  • Sonia Rodriguez (born 1972), Canadian ballet dancer
  • Tina Rodriguez (died 1986), American murder victim
  • Vance Rodriguez (1976–2018), Hiker who was found dead in Florida in 2018
  • Ventura Rodríguez (1717–1785), Spanish architect
  • Verneda Rodriguez (1918–1982), American aviator

Artists

  • Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velásquez (1599–1660), Velásquez, Spanish painter
  • Freddy Rodríguez (artist) (1945–2022), United States artist
  • Peter Rodríguez (1926–2016), Mexican American painter and museum founder
  • Zhandra Rodríguez (born 1947), Venezuelan ballet dancer

Writers, journalists

  • Abraham Rodriguez (born 1961), Puerto Rican novelist
  • Emir Rodríguez Monegal (1921–1985), Uruguyan literary critic, editor, writer
  • Fátima Rodríguez (born 1961), Spanish writer, translator, professor
  • José Luis Rodríguez Pittí (born 1971), Panamanian writer and artist
  • Luis J. Rodriguez (born 1954), United States writer
  • Mario Rodríguez Cobos, Argentine philosopher, author and nonviolence advocate
  • Silvia Rodríguez Villamil (1939–2003), Uruguayan historian, feminist, writer, activist

Explorers

  • Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, Spanish navigator

Film and television

  • Adrián Rodríguez, Spanish actor and singer
  • Anabel Rodríguez Ríos, Venezuelan film director and screenwriter
  • Elizabeth Rodriguez, United States actress
  • Freddy Rodriguez (actor), Puerto Rican-American actor
  • Gina Rodriguez, American actress
  • Jai Rodriguez, United States actor
  • Jeanette Rodriguez, Venezuelan actress
  • Lee Rodriguez, American actress
  • Lina Rodriguez, Colombian-Canadian filmmaker and screenwriter
  • Marcos A. Rodriguez. Cuban-American entrepreneur and movie producer
  • Mariel Rodriguez, Filipina actress and T.V. host
  • Mel Rodriguez, American actor
  • Michelle Rodriguez, United States actress
  • Raini Rodriguez, US television actress, older sister of Rico Rodriguez
  • Rico Rodriguez (actor), US television actor, younger brother of Raini Rodriguez
  • Robert Rodriguez, United States film director
  • Vincent Rodriguez III, United States actor

Music

  • Adrian Rodriguez (DJ), German trance producer and DJ, also known by his mononym Rodriguez
  • Adrián Rodríguez, Spanish actor and singer
  • Albita Rodríguez, United States singer
  • Carrie Rodriguez, United States singer-songwriter
  • Chris Rodriguez, American Contemporary Christian musician and singer-songwriter
  • Daniel Rodríguez, United States tenor
  • David Rodriguez (singer-songwriter), United States singer-songwriter
  • Felipe Rodríguez (composer), Spanish classical era composer
  • Felipe Rodríguez (singer), Puerto Rican singer
  • Gerardo Matos Rodríguez, Uruguayan composer
  • Johnny Rodriguez, United States country singer
  • José Luis Rodríguez Vélez, Panamanian composer, director, clarinetist, educator
  • José Luis Rodríguez (singer) ("El Puma"), Venezuelan singer and actor
  • Leo Rodriguez (singer), Brazilian Sertanejo music singer, songwriter
  • Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero, Puerto Rican singer, songwriter and actor better known by his stage name Luis Fonsi
  • Marcos Rodriguez, part of the Spanish DJ production / singing duo Magan & Rodriguez. He is also known by his mononym Rodriguez
  • Martínez Rodríguez, Cuban vocalist and featured artist
  • Maxime Rodriguez, French composer
  • Omar Rodríguez-López, United States composer
  • Ramón "Raymond" Luis Ayala Rodríguez, known as Daddy Yankee, Puerto Rican rapper
  • Rico Rodriguez, trombonist
  • Silvio Rodríguez, Cuban singer-songwriter
  • Sixto Rodriguez (1942–2023), United States singer, known in his recordings as Rodriguez

Politics

  • Abelardo L. Rodríguez (1889–1967), President of Mexico
  • Adelina Santos Rodriguez, Filipino politician
  • Alejandro Encinas Rodríguez (born 1954), Mexican politician
  • Alfonso Daniel Rodríguez Castelao (1886–1950), Spanish writer and politician
  • Antonio Rodríguez San Juan, Venezuela politician
  • Claudia Rodríguez de Guevara, (born 1980/1981) Acting President of El Salvador
  • Carmen Rodríguez (politician) (born 1949), Bolivian politician
  • Carolyn Jane Rodriguez, American politician
  • Cayetano José Rodríguez, Argentine politician
  • Delcy Rodríguez, Venezuelan politician
  • Eduardo Rodríguez, former president of Bolivia
  • Eugene Rodriguez (born 1929), New York politician
  • Eulogio Rodriguez, Filipino politician
  • Frank J. Rodriguez Sr. (1920–2007), American politician
  • Héctor Rodríguez, Venezuelan politician
  • Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, Argentine politician
  • Isidro Rodriguez (politician), Filipino politician and softball official
  • Jessie Rodriguez, American politician
  • Jesús Kumate Rodríguez, Mexican physician and politician
  • Jorge Rodríguez, Venezuelan politician
  • José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spanish politician
  • Liza Fernández Rodríguez (born 1973), Puerto Rican attorney and politician
  • Manuel Rodríguez Erdoíza (1785–1818), Chilean lawyer and guerrilla leader, considered one of the founders of independent Chile
  • Mariano Ospina Rodríguez, Colombian politician
  • Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, Costa Rican politician
  • Nicolás Rodríguez Carrasco, Mexican general
  • Nicolás Rodríguez Peña, Argentine politician
  • Nosliw Rodríguez (born 1988), Venezuelan politician
  • Rufus Rodriguez (born 1953), Filipino politician
  • William E. Rodriguez (1879–1970), Socialist Chicago City Council member and lawyer
  • Ydanis Rodríguez, Democratic New York City Council member

Sports

  • Ademar Rodríguez (born 1990), Mexican footballer
  • Alberto Rodríguez Larreta (1934–1977), Argentine racing driver
  • Alex Rodriguez (born 1975), American baseball player
  • Amy Rodriguez (born 1987), American soccer player
  • Ángel Rodríguez (born 1992), Puerto Rican basketball player
  • Carlos Rodríguez (born 1997), Mexican Football Player
  • Carlos Rodriguez (born 2001), Spanish cyclist
  • Chi-Chi Rodríguez (born 1935), Puerto Rican professional golfer
  • Chris Rodriguez Jr. (born 2000), American football player
  • Clemente Rodríguez, Argentine football player
  • Cosiri Rodríguez, Dominican volleyball player
  • Cristian Rodríguez (boxer), Argentine boxer
  • Dalidaivis Rodriguez Clark, Cuban judoka
  • Damian Rodriguez, Uruguayan football player
  • Dereck Rodríguez (born 1992), American baseball player
  • Douglas Rodríguez (boxer) (1950–2012), Cuban boxer
  • Eddy Rodríguez (catcher) (born 1985), Cuban-American baseball player and coach
  • Edemir Rodríguez (born 1986), Bolivian football player
  • Eduardo Rodríguez (left-handed pitcher), Venezuelan baseball player
  • Ellie Rodríguez (born 1946), Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Elvin Rodríguez (born 1998), Dominican baseball player
  • Emanuel Rodriguez (born 1986), Mexican-American professional wrestler
  • Emiliano Rodríguez, Spanish basketball player
  • Endy Rodríguez (born 2000), Dominican baseball player
  • Ernesto Rodríguez (born 1969), Spanish volleyball player
  • Eugene A. Rodriguez (1916–1996), Cuban-born American jockey
  • Evan Rodriguez (born 1988), American football player
  • Francisco Rodríguez, Venezuelan baseball pitcher
  • Freddy Rodríguez (baseball), former pitcher in Major League Baseball
  • Grayson Rodriguez (born 1999), American baseball player
  • Guido Rodríguez (born 1994), Argentine football player
  • Isidro Rodríguez (footballer), Spanish footballer
  • Iván Rodríguez (born 1971), also known as "Pudge" Rodríguez, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • James Rodríguez (born 1991), Colombian football player
  • Jay Rodriguez, English footballer
  • Jefry Rodríguez, Dominican baseball player
  • Jemimah Rodrigues, Indian women Cricketer
  • Jennifer Rodriguez, American speed skater
  • Jesse Rodríguez, American professional boxer
  • Joaquim Rodríguez, Spanish cyclist
  • Joely Rodríguez, Dominican baseball pitcher for the New York Mets
  • Julio Rodríguez (born 2000), Dominican professional baseball outfielder
  • Kevin Kuranyi Rodríguez (born 1982), German footballer
  • Laurent Rodriguez (born 1960), French rugby union player and coach
  • Luis Rodríguez (volleyball) (born 1969), Puerto Rican volleyball player
  • Malcolm Rodriguez (born 1999), American football player
  • Manuel Rodríguez (pitcher) (born 1996), Mexican baseball player
  • María Luisa Cuevas Rodríguez (born 1965), Spanish chess master
  • Marvin Rodríguez, Costa Rican football player
  • Maxi Rodríguez, Argentine football player
  • Melania Rodríguez (born 2001), Spanish trampolinist
  • Michael Rodríguez (footballer) (born 1981), footballer from Costa Rica
  • Michael Rodríguez (cyclist) (born 1989), Cyclist from Colombia
  • Nicolás Alejandro Rodríguez, Uruguayan football player
  • Nivaldo Rodríguez, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Pablo Sebastián Rodríguez (born 1978), Argentine basketball player
  • Paul Rodriguez Jr. (born 1984), Mexican-American Skateboarder
  • Pat Rodriguez (1900–1964), Australian rules football player and administrator
  • Pedro Rodríguez (cyclist, born 1950), Cuban cyclist
  • Pedro Rodríguez (cyclist, born 1966), Ecuadorian road cyclist
  • Randy Rodríguez (born 1999), Dominican baseball player
  • Ricardo Rodríguez (racing driver), Mexican Formula 1 race car driver
  • Rich Rodriguez (born 1963), American football coach
  • Richard Rodríguez (cyclist), Chilean road cyclist
  • Rowby-John Rodriguez (born 1994), Austrian darts player
  • Roxy-James Rodriguez (born 1991), Austrian darts player
  • Ruben Rodríguez (1946–1995), Filipino chess master
  • Rusty-Jake Rodriguez (born 2000), Austrian darts player
  • Sean Rodriguez (born 1985), American baseball player
  • Sebastián Rodríguez (footballer) (born 1992), Uruguayan footballer
  • Sebastián Rodríguez (swimmer) (born 1957), Spanish Paralympic swimmer
  • Steve Rodriguez (born 1970), American college baseball coach
  • Vic Rodriguez (baseball) (born 1961), American baseball coach
  • Vicente Rodríguez (boxer), Spanish boxer
  • Wandy Rodríguez, Dominican baseball player
  • Yair Rodríguez, Mexican mixed martial artist
  • Yerry Rodríguez, Dominican baseball player
  • Yulianne Rodríguez, Cuban basketball player
  • A family of Mexican professional wrestlers:
    • Aaron Rodríguez (born 1942), better known as Mil Máscaras; also notable as an actor
    • José Luis Rodríguez (born 1951), better known as Dos Caras; brother of Mil Máscaras
    • Aaron Rodríguez (born 1976), better known as Sicodelico, Jr.; nephew of Dos Caras and Mil Máscaras
    • José Alberto Rodríguez (born 1977), best known as Alberto Del Rio; son of Dos Caras and nephew of Mil Máscaras
    • Guillermo Rodríguez (born 1988), best known as El Hijo de Dos Caras; younger brother of Alberto Del Rio

Fiction

  • Bender (Futurama), whose full name is Bender Bending Rodríguez
  • Marco Rodriguez, (played by Alejandro Edda) is a character from the television drama series Fear the Walking Dead
  • Rico Rodriguez (Just Cause), is a dictator removal specialist in the video game series Just Cause
  • Roscoe Rodriguez, the main protagonist of the British comic book series MPH

Other

  • Aurora Rodríguez Carballeira (1879–1955), Spanish woman who murdered her teenage daughter, conceived as a eugenics experiment
  • Ricky Rodriguez (1975–2005), American member of a religious cult called The Family

See also

  • Rodrigues (surname), Portuguese equivalent of Rodríguez
  • Disambiguation Sub-Pages:

References

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