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Multiple Origins for the Surname Rodriguez


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The prestigious surname Rodriguez originated in Spain, a country which has figured prominently in world affairs for hundreds of years. The name is patronymic in origin, deriving from the name of the father of the initial bearer, and its roots can be traced back to the Visigoths, the Germanic tribe who ruled Spain between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. Rodriguez is derived from the Germanic personal name "Hrodric," which is composed of the elements "hrod," meaning "renown," and "ric," meaning "power." Thus, the name Rodriguez combines this personal name with the patronymic suffix "-ez," and refers to "a famous ruler."

Rodriguez Early Origins



The surname Rodriguez was first found in Castile, where the name originated in Visigothic times.

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Rodriguez Spelling Variations


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Rodriguez Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rodríguez, Rodriguez, Rhodriquez, Rhodriguez, Rodriz, Rodríguiz, Rodriguiz, Rodrigo, Roderiz, Ruderiz, Roiz and many more.

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Rodriguez Early History


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Rodriguez Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rodriguez research. Another 456 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1194, 1199, 1228, 1300, 1380, 1410, 1440, and 1581 are included under the topic Early Rodriguez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rodriguez Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rodriguez Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were Pedro Ruiz de Guzmán, majordomo of King Alfonso IX in 1194; Gonzalo Ruiz, who took over the same post in 1199; Rodrigo Rodríguez, Count of Castile in 1228; Gonzalo Ruiz de Cieza, a fourteenth century nobleman; Gonzalo Ruiz de Toledo, Count of Orgaz and...

Another 105 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rodriguez 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:

Rodriguez Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Juan Rodríguez Serrano voyaged with Magellan as far as the Philippines, and commanded the fleet after Magellan's death in 1521
  • Vicente Rodríguez, who emigrated to Peru in 1560
  • Beatriz Rodríguez, settled in Puerto Rico in 1560
  • Sebastian Rodríguez, settled in Colombia in 1561
  • Bartolomé Rodríguez, settled in Nicaragua in 1561 with his wife Catalina and sons Francisco and Diego
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rodriguez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Cipriano Rodriguez, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1802 [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)
  • Cristobal Rodriguez, who arrived in America in 1812 [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)
  • Catalina Rodriguez, who arrived in America in 1817 [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)
  • Fernando Rodriguez, who landed in America in 1817 [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)
  • Alexandro Rodriguez, aged 32, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1825 [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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rodriguez Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Celestino Rodriguez, who arrived in Alabama in 1919 [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)

Rodriguez Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Rodriguez married in Deschambault, Quebec in 1749

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rodriguez (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rodriguez (post 1700)



  • David Rodriguez (1952-2015), American folk music singer-songwriter, performer and poet
  • Robert Rodriguez, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980
  • Rosemary Rodriguez, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2000
  • Rosita Rodriguez, American politician, Representative from Connecticut 5th District, 1992, 1994, 1996
  • Rudy Rodriguez, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Texas State House of Representatives 43rd District, 2000
  • Samuel J. Rodriguez, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980
  • Samuel R. Rodriguez, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 5th District, 2012
  • Sergio Rodriguez, American Republican politician, Candidate for Mayor of Buffalo, New York, 2013
  • Sixto Rodriguez, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 21st District, 1974, 1974
  • Stephen Cruz Rodriguez (b. 1965), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2004
  • ... (Another 88 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Rodriguez Historic Events


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Rodriguez Historic Events




RMS Titanic


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Suggested Readings for the name Rodriguez


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Suggested Readings for the name Rodriguez



  • Our Rodriguez Family: Descendants of Manuel Rodriguez and Isabel Ortega Alvarez of Spain by B.M. Rodriguez.

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Rodriguez Family Crest Products


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Rodriguez Family Crest Products




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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)

Other References

  1. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
  2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
  6. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  7. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
  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. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  11. ...

The Rodriguez Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rodriguez 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 18 February 2017 at 15:34.

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