Roden Family History
Roden Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Roden in High Ercall (Shropshire). The place takes its name from the river Roden itself probably named in Celtic as ‘swift river rushing river’ (British Rutunā). Irish: from Ó Rodáin see Redding . German: variant of Rode . Swedish (mainly Rodén): ornamental or habitational name formed with an unexplained (placename) element + the adjectival suffix -én/-en a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022