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Rodney Early Origins



The surname Rodney was first found in Languedoc, where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

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Rodney Spelling Variations


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Rodney Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rodez, Roder, Rodaiz, Rodais, Rodet, Rauddez, Rauder, Raudet and many more.

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Rodney Early History


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Rodney Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rodney research. Another 262 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1271, 1507, and 1784 are included under the topic Early Rodney History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rodney Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rodney Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rodney Notables 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:

Rodney Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edward Rodney, aged 34, landed in New York in 1832
  • Joseph Rodney, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

Rodney Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Sgt. George Bridges Rodney U.E. who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1786 he died in New Brunswick [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Rodney Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Anne Rodney, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1820

Rodney Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Rodney, aged 21, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Fitzjames"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rodney (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rodney (post 1700)



  • August Rodney (1905-1984), American Major League Baseball player, coach, scout
  • George B. Rodney (1803-1883), American lawyer and U.S. Representative from Delaware
  • Thomas Rodney (1744-1811), American lawyer and Continental Congressman from Delaware
  • Fernando Rodney (b. 1977), American Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers
  • Daniel Rodney (1764-1846), American merchant, Governor and U.S. Senator from Delaware
  • Caleb Rodney (1767-1840), American merchant and Governor of Delaware
  • Earl Rodney, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 17th District, 1990
  • Daniel Rodney (1764-1846), American politician, Representative from Delaware at-large, 1822-23; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1826-27
  • Caesar Augustus Rodney (1772-1824), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1803-05, 1821-22; U.S. Attorney General, 1807-11
  • Caesar Rodney (1728-1784), American politician, Member of Delaware State Legislature, 1762; Justice of Delaware State Supreme Court, 1769; Signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Rodney Historic Events


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Rodney Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Edward Rodney, British Able Bodied Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

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Rodney Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The Rodney Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rodney 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.

This page was last modified on 6 April 2016 at 16:06.

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