Anglo-Saxon personal name "Rod," which is itself derived from the German "Hrod," meaning "fame."
Early Origins of the Rodie family
Herefordshire, where the family held a family seat from early times. The name first appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Rodie family
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Rodie Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rodd, Rod, Rode, Rodde, Rodda and others.
Early Notables of the Rodie family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Theoderic (Theodoric or Theodericus) Rood ( fl. 1481), a printer of incunabula at Oxford, England; James Rodd of Hereford, High Sheriff of Herefordshire in 1624...
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Migration of the Rodie family to Ireland
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Migration of the Rodie family to the New World and Oceana
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Rodie Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Rodie Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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