Lodge Family History
Lodge Name Meaning
English: topographic name from Middle English loge logge lug(g)e (Old French loge) ‘hut temporary shelter workshop occupational cottage (for a gamekeeper bridge keeper etc)’. It may have referred to a herdsman's hut and by extension to the cattle farm that was managed from it. Early examples of this surname in East Anglia and Wilts may alternatively have alluded to a forester's or gamekeeper's hut.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press