Roddy Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rodaigh ‘descendant of Rodach’, a personal name probably derived from rod ‘spirited’, ‘furious’.

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


Similar surnames: Reddy, Droddy, Roden, Reidy, Leddy, Duddy, Keddy, Dodd, Oddy, Codd

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Roddy Family Origin

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Roddy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roddy family was Farm Laborer. The most common Roddy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Roddy's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roddy.

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Roddy Historical Records

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Roddy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Roddy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Roddy in 1943 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roddy

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