Male, Nature, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Rudyard comes from an English surname, originally a locational name for someone who came from a place called Rudyard. The second element of the name comes from geard meaning “enclosure; yard” while the first element is either from English rud (red, ruddy) via Old English rudian (ruddy), or from an Old English element meaning “rue” as in the plant.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European, Ancient Greek



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