Hodgman Family History

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Hodgman Name Meaning

occupational name for the servant (Middle English man) of a man called Hodge. possibly an occupational name for a swineherd or shepherd, from Middle English hoggeman. Compare Hodge 2.

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


Similar surnames: Holdman, Bodman, Hudman, Holman, Horsman, Todman, Housman, Rodeman

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Hodgman Family Origin

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Hodgman Family Occupations

What did your Hodgman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hodgman family was Carpenter. The most common Hodgman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Hodgman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hodgman.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Hodgman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hodgman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hodgman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hodgman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hodgman in 1954 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hodgman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hodgman 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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