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Hodder Family History

Hodder Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of hoods, from a Middle English agent derivative of Old English hod (see Hood 1).

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


Similar surnames: Holder, Loder, Hoster, Harder, Pedder, Gooder, Hosler, Horner, Horter

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Where is the Hodder family from?

You can see how Hodder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hodder family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hodder families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Hodder family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Hodder's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hodder families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hodder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hodder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hodder. 24% of Hodder men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Hodder women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hodder were New Worker and Teacher. .

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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
    24%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
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Census Records

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Hodder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hodder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 24,000 immigration records available for the last name Hodder. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hodder. For the veterans among your Hodder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hodder lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hodder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hodder in 1955 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

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