Hodgson Family History

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Hodgson Name Meaning

English (northern): patronymic from Hodge.

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

Similar surnames: Hodson, Dodgson, Howison, Hodgen, Joelson, Dodson, Hodgin, Hodgkin

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Hodgson Family Origin

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Hodgson Family Occupations

What did your Hodgson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hodgson. The most common Hodgson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hodgson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hodgson family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith


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

Hodgson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hodgson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hodgson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hodgson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hodgson in 1943 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hodgson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hodgson 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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