Hodgetts Family History

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Hodgetts Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Hodge.

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

Similar surnames: Hodgkiss, Hodge, Hockett, Hodges, Hodgkins, Hodes, Margetts, Odgers

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Hodgetts Family Origin

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Hodgetts Family Occupations

What did your Hodgetts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Tin Smith, Blacksmith and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hodgetts. The most common Hodgetts occupation in the USA was Tin Smith. 12% of Hodgetts's were Tin Smiths. A less common occupation for the Hodgetts family was Hammerman.

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  • Tin Smith

  • Blacksmith

  • Coal Miner

  • Hammerman


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

Hodgetts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Hodgetts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hodgetts 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hodgetts. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hodgetts. For the veterans among your Hodgetts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hodgetts Life Expectancy

What is the average Hodgetts lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Hodgetts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hodgetts in 1957 was 45, and 94 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hodgetts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hodgetts 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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