A short form of Rudolph, Rudy is a boy's name of German origin. Derived from the German name Hrōdwulf, Rudy basks in the glow of its meaning, "famous wolf." Surely destined for great things, it may be no surprise that Rudy already enjoys prestigious royal ties. Indeed, the name is closely related to Germany's first king, Rudolf I, who bore The Habsburg monarchy. And while the stage may be set for a leader, as fierce as they are revered, Rudy's playful tone invites baby to embrace their youthful side no matter their age.
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