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Hodnett Family History

Hodnett Name Meaning
English (found chiefly in the West Midlands and in Ireland): habitational name from Hodnet in Shropshire, or any of various places called Hoddnant in Wales. The place names are from Welsh hawdd ‘pleasant’, ‘peaceful’ + nant ‘valley’, ‘stream’.

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

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19,938 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,841 Military Records
1,206 Immigration Records
13,712 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Hodnett Families

  • Number of Hodnett families
     39 - 76
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hodnett families
     39 - 75
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hodnett families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hodnett Family Origin

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Hodnett Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hodnett

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Hodnett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Hodnett Civil War Service Records

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