Last name: RODDY

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All you have to know about the last name RODDY

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RODDY : This last name is indexed 18,385 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

RODDY : Irish:: 1: of Galway origin a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rodaigh ‘descendant of Rodach’ a personal name based on rod ‘spirited lively strong’. Forms with vowel e derive from a variant Ó Roidigh. Compare Redding.2: shortened Anglicized form of Irish Ó Rodacháin ‘descendant of Rodachán’ a personal name which is a diminutive of rodach. This was an ecclesiastical family in Leitrim. A variant Ó Roideacháin gives Redican for which Reddington was sometimes adopted as an Anglicized equivalent.

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