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Hodgson Family History

Hodgson Name Meaning
English (northern): patronymic from Hodge.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

1,826,812 Historical Documents with Hodgson on Ancestry.com
664,296 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
27,149 Military Records
42,116 Immigration Records
391,884 Census and Voter Lists
701,367 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hodgson Families

  • Number of Hodgson families
     79 - 156
     27 - 78
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hodgson families
     4,041 - 8,080
     1,348 - 4,040
     1 - 1,347
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hodgson families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hodgson census records

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Hodgson Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Hodgson families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Hodgson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Hodgson families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Hodgson

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Hodgson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hodgson census records

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Hodgson Civil War Service Records

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