Who can see your post?Your post will show up in News Feed, on your profile and in search results.
30,657 Rodrigues members around the world
Stay informed about Rodrigues Family online & offline events!
1 Rodrigues Members Joined
Our in-person family gatherings
Our digital global family gatherings
Ireland's President Higgins family message
Our TEDx talk about family gatherings
Rodrigues Family HistoryThis is an ancient and noble surname recorded in many forms. These include Roderick (English), Rodiger (German), Rodriguez (Spanish), and Rodrigues (Portugese), as examples of popular surnames. There are apparently two quite separate origins, although with curious similarities which suggest a possible common source in pre-history. The first is from the ancient Gaelic-Breton compound "Rhyd-derch" which translates as "famous chief", a meaning which no doubt contributed to its early popularity. In the Middle Ages a secondary meaning was "the red haired one", although this in itself may also have harked back to the original meaning.
PublicAnyone on or off Wales101
FriendsYour friends on Wales101
SpecificOnly show to some friends
Only meOnly you can see your post
Invite more Rodrigues family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the Rodrigues tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Show off the Rodrigues Family Crest…
Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from