Roddy Family History

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Roddy Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rodaigh ‘descendant of Rodach’, a personal name probably derived from rod ‘spirited’, ‘furious’.

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


Similar surnames: Reddy, Droddy, Roden, Reidy, Leddy, Duddy, Keddy, Dodd, Oddy, Codd

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Roddy Family Origin

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Roddy Family Occupations

What did your Roddy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Roddy. 37% of Roddy men worked as a General Labourer and 84% of Roddy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roddy were Incapacitated and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    37%
  • Bricklayer
    13%
  • Builders Labourer
    10%
  • Incapacitated
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    84%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Retired
    4%
  • Teacher
    3%

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

Roddy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Roddy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roddy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Roddy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Roddy. For the veterans among your Roddy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roddy Life Expectancy

What is the average Roddy lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Roddy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Roddy in 1943 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roddy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roddy ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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