Hodel Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a trader in rags, from the dialect word hodel, hudel ‘rag’.

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


Similar surnames: Model, Godel, Hader, Hodell, Hobel, Hegel, Hober, Hohl, Hadel, Krodel

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Hodel Family Origin

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Hodel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Blacksmith

    12%
  • Driver

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, the most common Hodel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Hodel's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hodel. A less common occupation for the Hodel family was Farming.

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Hodel Historical Records

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Hodel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Hodel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hodel in 1953 was 74, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hodel

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