Roddy Family History & Genealogy

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Roddy Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Sep 13, 2017

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Name Origin

Historians like Edward MacLysaght ("More Irish Familes" - 1960) point to at the very least three distinct septs, or families of separate origins for the Roddy-Ruddy surname:

1. Ó Rodocháin, abbreviated to Ó Rodaigh in County Leitrim, where Tadhg O’Roddy (circa 1515 C.E.) and his ancestors were coarbs of St. Cullen of Fenagh, also linked to Ó Roideacháin in County Mayo, where the Ruddy variant is common.

2. O’Roddy family from County Donegal who were erenaghs leading a sept of the Uí Bhreasail branch of Muintir banna (son of Niall of the Nine Hostages).

3. Ó Rodaigh sept of the Uí Maine, County Galway, sometimes written Ó Roidigh, or Reddy, but separate from the primary Reddy families in Counties Leinster and Kilkenny.

Spellings & Pronunciations

Roddy, Ruddy, Rody, Rhudy, Rhody, Roddey, Raddy, Roady, Roody, Roddie, Rhodey

Nationality & Ethnicity

Ireland

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Early Roddies

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1825 - 1905
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1832 - 1901
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1834 - 1908
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1842 - 1910
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1844 - 1930
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1846 - 1914
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1851 - 1921
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1852 - 1927
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1859 - 1942
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1866 - 1950

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Sample of 20 Roddy Biographies

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1897 - Unknown
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Oct 1, 1895 - November 1969
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Feb 28, 1916 - May 1977
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Jan 6, 1894 - December 1969
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Jul 19, 1947 - Jul 6, 2002
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Jul 15, 1887 - Aug 15, 1968
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Apr 10, 1952 - Jul 14, 2009
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Nov 9, 1929 - Sep 16, 1997
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Sep 26, 1932 - Feb 1, 2002
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Jun 2, 1917 - Mar 10, 2002
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Aug 30, 1909 - August 1979
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May 8, 1921 - Mar 31, 2009
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Nov 9, 1904 - November 1986
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Nov 26, 1894 - September 1966
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c. 1987 - Unknown
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c. 1955 - Unknown
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c. 1963 - Unknown
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Unknown - Unknown
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c. 1921 - Unknown

Roddy Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Roddy family member is 70.5 years old according to our database of 2,730 people with the last name Roddy that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

70.5 years

Oldest Roddies

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Jan 26, 1869 - February 1981
112 years
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Oct 27, 1890 - Jun 28, 1999
108 years
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Jun 26, 1899 - Dec 25, 2003
104 years
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Jul 13, 1910 - Jun 8, 2011
100 years
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May 6, 1906 - Nov 17, 2006
100 years
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Apr 25, 1884 - December 1984
100 years
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Jan 29, 1900 - Mar 15, 2000
100 years
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Oct 21, 1897 - Jul 21, 1998
100 years
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Dec 27, 1899 - Sep 5, 2000
100 years
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May 23, 1887 - Sep 22, 1987
100 years

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