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The name Lodge came to England with the ancestors of the Lodge family in the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Lodge family lived in Suffolk. Their name, however, is a reference to the family's place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, Loges in Calvados, Normandy.

Lodge Early Origins



The surname Lodge was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Lodge Spelling Variations


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Lodge Spelling Variations



Multitudes of spelling variations are a hallmark of Anglo Norman names. Most of these names evolved in the 11th and 12th century, in the time after the Normans introduced their own Norman French language into a country where Old and Middle English had no spelling rules and the languages of the court were French and Latin. To make matters worse, medieval scribes spelled words according to sound, so names frequently appeared differently in the various documents in which they were recorded. The name was spelled Lodge, Loge and others.

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Lodge Early History


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Lodge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lodge research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1582, 1649, 1689, 1562, 1563, 1558 and 1625 are included under the topic Early Lodge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lodge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lodge Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lodge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Because of this political and religious unrest within English society, many people decided to immigrate to the colonies. Families left for Ireland, North America, and Australia in enormous numbers, traveling at high cost in extremely inhospitable conditions. The New World in particular was a desirable destination, but the long voyage caused many to arrive sick and starving. Those who made it, though, were welcomed by opportunities far greater than they had known at home in England. Many of these families went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Lodge or a variant listed above:

Lodge Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Lodge, aged 13, who landed in Barbados in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas Lodge, who landed in Virginia in 1637 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • George Lodge, who settled in Virginia in 1638
  • George Lodge, who arrived in Maryland or Virginia in 1661 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Henry Lodge, who arrived in Maryland in 1661 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lodge Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Lodge, who arrived in New York in 1833 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Lodge, who landed in New York in 1845 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Catherine Lodge, aged 24, who landed in New York in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Susan Lodge, aged 26, who arrived in New York in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Lodge, aged 21, who arrived in New York in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lodge Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mathew Lodge, who arrived in Fort Cumberland Nova Scotia in 1775
  • Mathew Lodge, aged 20, who arrived in Fort Cumberland, Nova Scotia in 1775

Lodge Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Lodge, a carpenter, who arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • Charles Lodge, aged 26, a carpenter, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Taymouth Castle" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 26th June 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Taymouth Castle 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/taymouthcastle1855.shtml.
  • Elijah Lodge, aged 22, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "James Jardine"
  • Stephen Lodge, aged 32, a farm labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "James Jardine"

Lodge Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Lodge, aged 31, a mason, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Aurora" in 1840
  • Harriett Lodge, aged 27, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Aurora" in 1840
  • John Lodge, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Aurora
  • H. C. Lodge, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Excelsior" in 1869
  • Lucy Lodge, aged 35, a servant, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oxford" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lodge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lodge (post 1700)



  • Walter Nelson Lodge, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904, 1920; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1920, 1924
  • Thomas B. Lodge, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Gloucester County, 1875-76
  • Patti Ann Lodge, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1988
  • R. H. Lodge, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Philadelphia County, 1877-78
  • L. Harvey Lodge (b. 1902), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Oakland County 2nd District, 1947-48; Member of Michigan State Senate, 1957-60, 1967-74
  • John Davis Lodge (1903-1985), American Republican politician, Governor of Connecticut, 1951-55; U.S. Ambassador to Spain, 1955-61; Argentina, 1969-73; Switzerland, 1983-85
  • John Christian Lodge (1862-1950), American politician, Mayor of Detroit, Michigan, 1922-23, 1924, 1927-29
  • Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. (1902-1985), American Republican politician, Member of Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1933-36; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1937-44, 1947-53; Resigned 1944; Defeated, 1952
  • Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924), American Republican politician, Member of Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1880-81; Massachusetts Republican State Chair, 1883
  • George Cabot Lodge (b. 1927), American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1962; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1964
  • ... (Another 17 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 26th June 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Taymouth Castle 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/taymouthcastle1855.shtml.

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Lodge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lodge Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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