Over the past 110 years, 242 875 boys and 73 girls have been named Rodney. The name Rodney ranks 142th in the United States among the most common names for boys. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Rodney in 1910. The peak of popularity of the name Rodney came in the 1950s and 1960s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.