Dodge Name & History




1. From the Middle English personal name Dogge, a pet form of Roger.

2. Possibly a nickname from Middle English dogge 'dog' (Old English docga, dogga).

3. Derives from 'Dugge,' a woman's breast, as symbolized on the family crest; a Saxon word

References: (accessed April 26, 2010)
-Spelman, Glossary of Anglo-Saxon.
-Robert Dodge, Report, Full, Authentic, and Complete of all the Addresses and Proceedings of the Memorable First Reunion of the Dodge Family in America, (New York, NY: E.S. Dodge Printing Co., 1879), 14.