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The Roddick 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.

Roddick Early Origins



The surname Roddick 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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Roddick Spelling Variations


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Roddick 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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Roddick Early History


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Roddick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Roddick 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 Roddick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Roddick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Roddick 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 Roddick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Roddick In Ireland


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Roddick In Ireland



Some of the Roddick 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 were:

Roddick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Roddick, aged 35, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1774 [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)

Roddick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Geo. Roddick, aged 47, who settled in America, in 1894
  • T. G. Roddick, aged 47, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1895
  • Thomas G. Roddick, aged 41, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1897

Roddick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • David Roddick, aged 37, who landed in America from Dumfries, in 1903
  • Amy Roddick, aged 49, who settled in America from London, in 1906
  • Thomas G. Roddick, aged 24, who landed in America from Liverpool, England, in 1913
  • Alexander Roddick, aged 25, who landed in America from Glasgow, in 1918
  • Thomas Gibson Roddick, aged 31, who settled in America from Liverpool, England, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Roddick Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Thomas G. Roddick, aged 57, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1910
  • James Roddick, aged 41, who settled in Toronto, Canada, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Roddick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Roddick (post 1700)



  • Andy Roddick (b. 1982), American tennis player former World No. 1, founder of the Andy Roddick Foundation
  • Dame Anita Lucia Roddick DBE (1943-2007), English retail entrepreneur, founder of The Body Shop
  • Val Roddick (d. 2009), Canadian politician, BC Liberal Member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Sir Thomas George Roddick (1846-1923), Newfoundland surgeon, medical administrator, and politician
  • Sam Roddick (b. 1971), British businesswoman

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Roddick Historic Events


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Roddick Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Mrs. Lizzie  Roddick (1877-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

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Citations


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Citations



  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. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

Other References

  1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. 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).
  10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  11. ...

The Roddick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Roddick 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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