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Roderick Family History

Roderick Name Meaning
English: from the personal name Hrodric, composed of hrod ‘renown’ + ric ‘power(ful)’, Old Norse form Hroþrekr. This name was in use among the Normans in the form Rodric, but was not frequent in the medieval period.Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Rhydderch, originally a byname meaning ‘reddish brown’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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61,052 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,838 Military Records
4,149 Immigration Records
44,215 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Roderick Families

  • Number of Roderick families
     68 - 134
     23 - 67
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Roderick families
     245 - 487
     82 - 244
     1 - 81
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Roderick families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Roderick Family Origin

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Roderick Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Roderick

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Roderick Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Roderick Civil War Service Records

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