Hodnett Family History

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Hodnett Name Meaning

English (found chiefly in the West Midlands and in Ireland): habitational name from Hodnet in Shropshire, or any of various places called Hoddnant in Wales. The place names are from Welsh hawdd ‘pleasant’, ‘peaceful’ + nant ‘valley’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Huett, Hazlett, Coslett, Hassett, Codner, Hodgetts, Hogsett, Robnett

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Hodnett Family Origin

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Hodnett Family Occupations

What did your Hodnett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hodnett family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hodnett. The most common Hodnett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Hodnett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Hodnett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hodnett Life Expectancy

What is the average Hodnett lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hodnett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hodnett in 1950 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hodnett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hodnett 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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