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Hodsdon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire, named in Old English with the personal name Hod + dun ‘hill’.

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

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Hodsdon Family Origin

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Hodsdon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Cooper

    3%

In 1880, the most common Hodsdon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hodsdon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hodsdon family was Cooper. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hodsdon.

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Hodsdon Historical Records

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Hodsdon Life Expectancy

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