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Rodway Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Rodway in Somerset, Radway in Warwickshire or Devon, or Reddaway or Roadway, both in Devon. The modern surname appears to relate principally to the Warwickshire place name, which is from Old English read ‘red’ (or possibly rad ‘ride’) + weg ‘way’.

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


Similar surnames: Radway, Broadway, Rodney, Bradway, Ordway, Godley, Roda, Godby

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Rodway Family Origin

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Rodway Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Grocer

    17%
  • Iron Peddler

    17%

In 1880, the most common Rodway occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Rodway's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farm Laborer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rodway. A less common occupation for the Rodway family was Iron Peddler.

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Rodway Historical Records

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Rodway Life Expectancy

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