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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hodnett

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

T is for try, as hard as you can

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hodnett

Kyle was born on December 4th, 1986 in Durban.


George was born on February 25th, 1918. He passed away on September 23rd, 1990.


Grant was born on August 17th, 1982 in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province, South Africa.


Joe Hodnett was a soccer player for the Willenhall F.C., Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Chesterfield F.C., Merthyr Town F.C., Brentford F.C., Gillingham F.C., Stafford Rangers F.C., Stourbridge F.C., Halesowen Town F.C., Dudley Town F.C., and Brierley Hill Alliance F.C. Joe was born on July 18th, 1896 in Bilston, England. He passed away in 1943.


Charlie Hodnett was a baseball player. Charlie was born in St. Louis. He left this life on April 25th, 1890.


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Popularity of Hodnett as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hodnett U.S.
  White 75.24% 64.26%
  African American 19.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hodnett

People with the last name Hodnett are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Hodnett

  • How Popular is the name Hodnett? As a last name Hodnett was the 11,960th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Hodnett? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Hodnett was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Hodnett: Your name in reverse order is Ttendoh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Othntde. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hodnett? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,613 people with the last name Hodnett.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hodnett? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hodnett as their last name since less than 1 person in 112k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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