Hodes Family History
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