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

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  • Publican

    9%
  • Retired Farmer

    9%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    5%

In 1881, Publican, Retired Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hodsdon. The most common Hodsdon occupation in the UK was Publican. 9% of Hodsdon's were Publicans. A less common occupation for the Hodsdon family was Annuitant.

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Hodsdon Historical Records

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Hodsdon Life Expectancy

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