Hodes Family History

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Hodes Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Hodes (Hebrew Hadasa ‘myrtle’; English spelling Hadassah). Polish: from a variant of Chodysz or Chadys, pet forms of the eastern Slavic personal name Chodor. Compare Hodor. English: variant of Hood 1.

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


Similar surnames: Hudes, Rhodes, Lodes, Rodes, Hyde, Boden, Hoes, Oder, Howes, Domes

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Hodes Family Origin

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Hodes Family Occupations

What did your Hodes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hodes occupation in the USA was Shoemaker. 13% of Hodes's were Shoemakers. Shoemaker, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hodes. A less common occupation for the Hodes family was Butcher.

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  • Shoemaker

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Hodes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hodes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hodes 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 Hodes. 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 Hodes. For the veterans among your Hodes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hodes Life Expectancy

What is the average Hodes lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hodes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hodes in 1946 was 49, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hodes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hodes 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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