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Hodapp Name Meaning

South German: probably a nickname for a clumsy person, from Middle High German hoh ‘high’, ‘tall’ + the dialect word dapp ‘fool’. possibly a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with od ‘property’, ‘wealth’, Hot(t)op, altered under Slavic influence.

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


Similar surnames: Dapp, Happ, Hopp, Opp, Hodak, Hotopp, Knapp, Kapp, Hoppe, Japp

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Hodapp Family Origin

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Hodapp Family Occupations

What did your Hodapp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hodapp. A less common occupation for the Hodapp family was Butcher. The most common Hodapp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Hodapp's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Butcher

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hodapp ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hodapp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hodapp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hodapp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hodapp. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hodapp. For the veterans among your Hodapp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hodapp Life Expectancy

What is the average Hodapp lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hodapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hodapp in 1955 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hodapp ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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