Hodsdon Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Haddon, Houston, Holston, Hogston, Housden, Hedden, Royston, Condon

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Hodsdon Family Origin

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Hodsdon Family Occupations

What did your Hodsdon ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Cooper

    3%

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

Hodsdon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hodsdon Life Expectancy

What is the average Hodsdon lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hodsdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hodsdon in 1962 was 84, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hodsdon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hodsdon 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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