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Hodous Family History

Hodous Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hodes, Hoos, Aldous, Rhodus, Hoyos, Hooks, Hodor, Hoots, Hofius, Hodo

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Where is the Hodous family from?

You can see how Hodous families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hodous family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Hodous families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Hodous families living in Lincolnshire. This was about 57% of all the recorded Hodous's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire had the highest population of Hodous families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hodous surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hodous ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hodous. 17% of Hodous men worked as a Salesman and 60% of Hodous women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hodous were Laborer and Assembler. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    17%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Machinist
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Typist
    60%
  • Assembler
    40%
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Census Records

There are 832 census records available for the last name Hodous. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hodous census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 147 immigration records available for the last name Hodous. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 179 military records available for the last name Hodous. For the veterans among your Hodous ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hodous lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Hodous life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hodous in 1956 was 55, and 58 in 2003.

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