Hodge Family History

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Hodge Name Meaning

from the medieval personal name Hodge, a short form of Roger. (For the change of initial, compare Hick.) nickname from Middle English hodge ‘hog’, which occurs as a dialect variant of hogge, for example in Cheshire place names.

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

Similar surnames: Dodge, Lodge, Hoge, Hodgen, Hedge, Houge, Hegge, Bode, Hogg, Homme

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Hodge Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hodge name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hodge. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Hodge Family Origin

Where is the Hodge family from?

Hodge Family Occupations

What did your Hodge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hodge. The most common Hodge occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Hodge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hodge family was Cultivateur.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Labourer

  • Cultivateur


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

Hodge Historical Records

What Hodge family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 335,000 census records available for the last name Hodge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hodge 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 43,000 immigration records available for the last name Hodge. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 49,000 military records available for the last name Hodge. For the veterans among your Hodge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hodge Life Expectancy

What is the average Hodge lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hodge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hodge in 1940 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hodge 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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