Hodkinson Family History

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Hodkinson Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): patronymic from Hodkin, a pet form of Hugh, or Hodgkin, a pet form of Hodge.

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


Similar surnames: Hodgkinson, Hopkinson, Tomkinson, Hoskinson, Higginson, Hankinson

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Hodkinson Family Origin

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Hodkinson Family Occupations

What did your Hodkinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hodkinson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Hodkinson's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hodkinson. A less common occupation for the Hodkinson family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    19%
  • Brick Mason

    6%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

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

Hodkinson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hodkinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hodkinson lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hodkinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hodkinson in 1952 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hodkinson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hodkinson 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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