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Roderick Family History

Roderick Name Meaning

Welsh (Glamorgan): Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Rhydderch (British Celtic Rodercos presumably meaning ‘great seer’ or ‘most high’) the name of a prominent figure in first-millennium Welsh history. Compare Prothero .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Broderick, Frederick, Rodich, Dederick, Durick, Orrick, Lodwick

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Where is the Roderick family from?

You can see how Roderick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roderick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Roderick families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 44 Roderick families living in Ontario. This was about 62% of all the recorded Roderick's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Roderick families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roderick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roderick ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Roderick. 76% of Roderick men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Roderick women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roderick were Miner and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housewife
  • Income
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Roderick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roderick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Roderick. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Roderick. For the veterans among your Roderick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roderick lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Roderick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Roderick in 1943 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

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