Rodney may refer to:



* Caesar Rodney (1728–1784), Signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and President of Delaware
* Caesar A. Rodney (1772–1824), U.S. Senator from Delaware
* Caleb Rodney (1767-1840), Governor of Delaware
* Daniel Rodney (1764-1846), Governor and U.S. Senator from Delaware
* Fernando Rodney (born 1977), Relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers
* George B. Rodney (1803-1883), U.S. Representative from Delaware
* George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney (1718–1792), admiral in the British Royal Navy
* George Rodney, 2nd Baron Rodney (1753-1802)
* George Rodney, 3rd Baron Rodney (1782-1842)
* George Bridges Harley Bennett Rodney, 7th Baron Rodney (1857-1909)
* George Bridges Harley Guest Rodney, 8th Baron Rodney (1891-1973)
* George Brydges Rodney, 10th Baron Rodney (born 1953)
* John Francis Rodney, 9th Baron Rodney (1920-1992)
* Rodney Bennett Rodney, 6th Baron Rodney (1820-1864)
* Spencer Rodney, 5th Baron Rodney (1785-1846)
* Thomas Rodney (1744-1811), Continental Congressman from Delaware
* Thomas James Harley-Rodney, 4th Baron Rodney (1784-1843)
* Walter Rodney (1942–1980), Guyanese historian and politician

Given names

* Rodney Allison, American football coach
* Rodney Begnaud (born 1973), American professional wrestler
* Rodney Bewes (born 1938), English actor
* Rodney Bingenheimer (born 1946), a radio disc jockey
* Rod Carew, baseball player
* Rodney Carrington, comedian and star of "Rodney" (TV series)
* Rodney Caston, American writer
* Rodney Dangerfield, comedian
* Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (born 1946), U.S. Representative from New Jersey
* Rodney Greenblat (born 1960), American artist
* Rodney Jack (born 1972), St. Vincent football player
* Rodney Jerkins, producer
* Rodney King, citizen whose beating by the LAPD sparked race riots in Los Angeles, California
* Rodney Leinhardt (born 1970), American professional wrestler
* Rodney Linderman, better known as Rodney Anonymous, of the Dead Milkmen
* Rodney MacDonald (born 1972), Canadian politician & current Premier of Nova Scotia
* Rodney Marks (born 1956), Australian comedian
* Rodney Marsh (footballer) (born 1944), English footballer
* Rod Marsh (born 1947), Australian cricketer
* Rodney Matthews (born 1945), English artist and illustrator
* Rodney Mullen (born 1966), professional skateboarder
* Rodney Robert Porter (1917-1985), English biochemist
* Rodney Rowland (born 1964), American actor
* Rodney Scott, baseball player


* Rodney Copperbottom, character in the movie "Robots"
* Rodney McKay, character in science fiction television series "Stargate Atlantis"
* Rodney J. Squirrel, one of the main characters from "Squirrel Boy"
* Rodney Trotter, character in British sit-com "Only Fools and Horses"
* The Wizard of Yendor


;New Zealand
* Rodney District, a territorial local authority in the North Island
* Rodney (New Zealand electorate), an electoral district containing most of Rodney District;United States
* Rodney, Iowa
* Rodney Village, Delaware
* Rodney Scout Reservation Delmarva Council, Northeast, Maryland

Other uses

* "Rodney" (TV series)
* Rodney boat, a type of boat used for fishing & shore transport in Newfoundland
* HMS "Rodney", six ships of the British Royal Navy named after Admiral George Brydges Rodney

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