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The name Hodes comes from one of the family having worked as a maker of hoods. The surname Hodes is derived from the Old English words hod, hud, hood, and hodde, which all come from the Old English word hod, which means hood. Occasionally, Hodes may be a local surname derived from the settlement of Hood in Rattery in Devon.

Hodes Early Origins



The surname Hodes was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Hodes Spelling Variations


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Hodes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Hodes have been found, including: Hood, Hoods, Hude, Hud, Hudd, Hode, Hoode and others.

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Hodes Early History


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Hodes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hodes research. Another 295 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1668, 1724, 1816 and are included under the topic Early Hodes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hodes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hodes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hodes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hodes In Ireland


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Hodes In Ireland



Some of the Hodes family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Hodes, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : Adam Hood who settled in New Jersey in 1685; John Hood settled in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1630; Thomas Hood settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1682.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hodes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hodes (post 1700)



  • Susan Hodes, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996
  • Scott Hodes, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980
  • Philip Hodes, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1948
  • Paul W. Hodes (b. 1951), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 2007-; Defeated, 2004; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 2008
  • Hyman Hodes, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 4th District, 1933, 1934, 1935
  • Barnet Hodes, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932 (alternate), 1936 (alternate), 1940 (alternate), 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960
  • General Henry Irving Hodes (1899-1962), American Commander in Chief US Army Europe (1956-1959)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hodes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hodes Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 1 March 2016 at 14:38.

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