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Hodge Name Meaning

English (Norfolk and Suffolk): from the Middle English personal name Hogge a rhyming pet form of Roger . In The Canterbury Tales Chaucer's cook ‘highte Hogge of Ware’ is invoked ‘Now tell on Roger …’. Since Middle English spellings of the personal name are often impossible to distinguish from the nickname Hog(ge) ‘hog’ some early examples may be variants of Hogg .

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


Similar surnames: Dodge, Lodge, Hoge, Hodgen, Hedge, Houge, Hegge, Bode, Hogg, Homme

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Where is the Hodge family from?

You can see how Hodge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hodge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hodge families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 103 Hodge families living in New York. This was about 16% of all the recorded Hodge's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hodge families in 1840.
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What did your Hodge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hodge. 21% of Hodge men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Hodge women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hodge were Truck Driver and Cook. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    9%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Cook
    5%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 43,000 immigration records available for the last name Hodge. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 49,000 military records available for the last name Hodge. For the veterans among your Hodge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hodge lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hodge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hodge in 1940 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

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