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The Rodrick surname is derived from the Welsh personal name Rhydderch. The name also came to Britain with the Normans, usually in the form Rodrick. The name means "famous ruler", and appears in Old German as Hrodric. Saint Roderick (d. 857) is venerated as one of the Martyrs of Córdoba.

Rodrick Early Origins



The surname Rodrick was first found in Powys (Welsh: Powys), a Welsh Kingdom in post-Roman times, now a county of Wales created by joining the former counties of Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire, and Breconshire, north Wales where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Rodrick Spelling Variations


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Rodrick Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Roderick, Rodric and others.

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Rodrick Early History


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Rodrick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rodrick research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1870 and 1881 are included under the topic Early Rodrick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rodrick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rodrick Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rodrick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rodrick In Ireland


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Rodrick In Ireland



Some of the Rodrick family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 142 words (10 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:

Rodrick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M. Rodrick, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Halifax, in 1896
  • Gladys Rodrick, aged 0, who settled in America from Wales, in 1899
  • Jenkin Rodrick, aged 42, who landed in America from Wales, in 1899

Rodrick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Rodrick, aged 47, who emigrated to America from England, in 1902
  • Arthur Rodrick, aged 12, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1904
  • Rolland R. Rodrick, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Marg Rodrick, aged 42, who settled in America from Liverpool, in 1904
  • Owen Rodrick, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Pontardawe, Wales, in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rodrick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rodrick (post 1700)



  • Michael J. Rodrick (b. 1970), American film and television actor from Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Stephen Rodrick, American journalist, contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine
  • Della Rodrick, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1948 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 5) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 5) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  4. Davies, R. R. The Age of Conquest: Wales, 1063-1415. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Print.
  5. Rowlands, John, John Rowlands and Sheila Rowlands. Welsh Family History: A Guide to Research. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1999. Print. (ISBN 080631620).
  6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-005-8).
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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The Rodrick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rodrick 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 5 November 2015 at 09:10.

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