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Hodes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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.

Early Origins of the Hodes family


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.

Early History of the Hodes family


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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.

Early Notables of the Hodes family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hodes family to Ireland


Some of the Hodes family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Hodes family to the New World and Oceana


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.

Contemporary Notables of the name Hodes (post 1700)


  • General Henry Irving Hodes (1899-1962), American Commander in Chief US Army Europe (1956-1959) [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 30) Henry Hodes. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Hodes/Henry_Irving/USA.html
  • Susan Hodes, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Scott Hodes, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Philip Hodes, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1948 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Hyman Hodes, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 4th District, 1933, 1934, 1935 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Barnet Hodes, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932 (alternate), 1936 (alternate), 1940 (alternate), 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 30) Henry Hodes. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Hodes/Henry_Irving/USA.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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