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Roduck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Roduck 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.

Early Origins of the Roduck family


The surname Roduck 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.

Early History of the Roduck family


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Roduck Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Penruddock, Penruddocke, Penriddick, Penriddock, Penroddock, Penroddocke, Ruddock, Ruddocke, Ruddicke, Ruddick, Riddick, Roddick and many more.

Early Notables of the Roduck family (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...
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Migration of the Roduck family to Ireland


Some of the Roduck family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Roduck family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Roduck Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Robert Roduck, who was on record in the census of Ontario, Canada of 1871

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