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 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hodgson. 15% of Hodgson men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Hodgson women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hodgson were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Clerk
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hodgson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 446,000 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 46,000 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 28,000 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.

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