Hodell Family History

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Hodell Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Hodel.

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

Similar surnames: Modell, Rodell, Hodel, Bodell, Cordell, Roedell, Wadell, Hobel, Udell

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Hodell Family Origin

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Hodell Family Occupations

What did your Hodell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hodell occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 25% of Hodell's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Hodell family was Farmer. Keeping House, Painter and Dealer In Boots,Hats,Et. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hodell.

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  • Keeping House

  • Painter

  • Dealer In Boots,Hats,Et.

  • Farmer


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

Hodell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hodell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hodell 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 345 immigration records available for the last name Hodell. 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 271 military records available for the last name Hodell. For the veterans among your Hodell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hodell Life Expectancy

What is the average Hodell lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hodell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Hodell in 1964 was 69, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hodell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hodell 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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