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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)



  • 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

Other References

  1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
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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.

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