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The Penrrod surname is derived from the Middle English word "ruddock," in turn from the Old English "ruddoc," meaning "red;" and it has been suggested that the name was taken on as nickname for someone "robin-like." The surname no doubt also came from the place named Penruddock, a small village in the English county of Cumbria.

Penrrod Early Origins



The surname Penrrod was first found in Cumberland where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century.

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Penrrod Early History


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Penrrod Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Penrrod research. Another 415 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1568, 1603, 1455, 1487, 1619, 1655, 1655, 1621, 1744, 1619, 1655, 1655, 1677, 1172 and are included under the topic Early Penrrod History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Penrrod Spelling Variations


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Penrrod Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Penruddock, Penruddocke, Penriddick, Penriddock, Penroddock, Penroddocke, Ruddock, Ruddocke, Ruddicke, Ruddick, Riddick, Roddick and many more.

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Penrrod Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Penrrod Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Colonel John Penruddock (Penruddocke) (1619-1655), an English Cavalier during the English Civil War and the English Interregnum, remembered as the leader...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Penrrod Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Penrrod In Ireland


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Penrrod In Ireland



Some of the Penrrod family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Penruddocke, who settled in Virginia in 1656; Anthony Penruddock, who came to Maryland in 1641; as well as Robert Roduck, who was on record in the census of Ontario, Canada of 1871..

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