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Rodney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a minor place in Somerset, an area of land in the marshes near Markham. This is first recorded in the form Rodenye; it derives from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Hroda (a short form of the various compound names with the first element hroð ‘renown’) + Old English eg ‘island’, ‘dry land (in a fen)’.

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

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Rodney Family Origin

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Rodney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rodney. A less common occupation for the Rodney family was Keeping House. The most common Rodney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Rodney's were Farmers.

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Rodney Historical Records

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Rodney Life Expectancy

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