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The personal name Rodney originated as a toponym: George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney.


  • People 1
    • Surnames 1.1
    • Given name 1.2
    • Fictional 1.3
  • Places 2
  • Other uses 3
  • See also 4



  • Caesar Rodney (1728–1784), lawyer and signer of the Declaration of Independence from Delaware
  • Caesar A. Rodney (1772–1824), lawyer and U.S. Senator from Delaware
  • Caleb Rodney (1767–1840), merchant and Governor of Delaware
  • Daniel Rodney (1764–1846), merchant, Governor and U.S. Senator from Delaware
  • Eugene Rodney (1897-1985), television producer, Father Knows Best
  • Fernando Rodney (born 1977), relief pitcher for the Seattle Mariners
  • George B. Rodney (1803–1883), lawyer and U.S. Representative from Delaware
  • George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney (1718–1792), admiral in the British Royal Navy
  • George Rodney, 2nd Baron Rodney (1753–1802)
  • George Rodney, 3rd Baron Rodney (1782–1842)
  • Spencer Rodney, 5th Baron Rodney (1785–1846)
  • Thomas Rodney (1744–1811), lawyer and Continental Congressman from Delaware
  • Walter Rodney (1942–1980), Guyanese historian and politician

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