Hodder Surname Meaning & Statistics

51,301st most common

surname in the world


Approximately 9,227

people bear this surname


Most prevelant in:

Canada

Highest density in:

Guernsey

Definition:

This surname is derived from a geographical locality. 'of Hodder.' I cannot find the spot. It is evident that it must be looked for in Yorkshire.

Anabilla de Hodre, 1379: ibid.

Isabella de Hedre, 1379: ibid.

1763. Married — Henry Beaton and Mary Hodder: St.

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Hodder Surname Distribution

CountryIncidenceFrequencyRank in Nation
Canada2,5781: 13,7421,950
England2,4091: 22,4163,201
Australia1,4871: 15,8482,115
United States1,3691: 233,94522,864
New Zealand4801: 9,4721,557
Wales2261: 13,7171,747
South Africa2011: 268,66727,867
Germany1341: 602,35871,225
Scotland921: 57,6095,848
Ireland551: 83,5115,846
Switzerland541: 151,12819,965
Singapore241: 224,96711,685
Spain241: 1,937,82566,739
Norway201: 256,21928,338
Guernsey181: 3,505606
Jersey171: 5,8241,163
Senegal71: 1,839,0867,022
Bermuda61: 10,7061,346
China31: 455,396,66714,054
Sweden21: 4,847,09754,641
Qatar21: 1,087,01813,552
Egypt21: 43,491,90018,035
Philippines21: 50,049,30054,135
Malaysia21: 15,116,50026,123
American Samoa11: 55,519846
Cameroon11: 20,386,79915,705
Italy11: 60,762,320153,416
Russia11: 146,068,400897,276
Japan11: 127,100,00029,046
Malta11: 416,0553,307
Netherlands11: 16,863,800118,015
Vanuatu11: 264,652573
United Arab Emirates11: 9,446,00083,428
Ukraine11: 42,825,883492,292
Taiwan11: 23,398,2635,553
Portugal11: 10,477,80021,562
Vietnam11: 89,708,9007,292
CountryIncidenceFrequencyRank in Nation
Ireland201: 221,49310,092
CountryIncidenceFrequencyRank in Nation
England1,3861: 17,5872,548
Wales461: 34,0961,856
Guernsey121: 2,721462
Scotland91: 415,91311,811
Jersey81: 6,4851,119
CountryIncidenceFrequencyRank in Nation
United States1551: 323,99225,248
PlaceIncidenceFrequencyRank in Area
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Hodder Surname Meaning

Descriptive Writing for introductory reference

This surname is derived from a geographical locality. 'of Hodder.' I cannot find the spot. It is evident that it must be looked for in Yorkshire.

Anabilla de Hodre, 1379: ibid.

Isabella de Hedre, 1379: ibid.

1763. Married — Henry Beaton and Mary Hodder: St. George, Hanover Square.

A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames, written: 1872-1896 by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley

Hodder was a frequent name in Exmouth in the 17th century (Webb.) The name is now represented in the Kingsbridge district.

Homes of Family Names in Great Britain (1890) by Henry Brougham Guppy

A river of Yorkshire tributary to the Ribble. But there is a Le Hoder in H.R. denoting some occupation.

Patronymica Britannica, written: 1838-1860 by Mark Antony Lower

Hodder Surname Variants & Similar Names

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Hoidder92--
Hoder91736/
Hadder831026/
Hedder83161/
Hudder83244/
Houder8357/
Hidder8342/
Howder83279/
Hodera83243/
Hoeder8399/
Hodeir8373/
Hooder8336/
Hoddar8324/
Hoderi8315/
Hoddur8311/
Hoyder832/
Hyoder832/
Hoider83--
Hoader83--
Hodr80188/
Haidder778/
Hodhera77261/
Hedderi77192/
Howader7710/
Hadderi779/
Hudderi775/
Headder774/
Haddera772/
Haddere772/
Huddaer771/
Houhder771/
Hodhero771/
Hidderi771/
Haoader771/
Hadderh771/
Hoddrea77--
Hedderr77--
Haedder77--
Hyder73195965/
Hider738275/
Heder731557/
Hader7315862/
Huder73383/
Hodor732437/
Hodar732914/
Hoter73574/
Hodri73338/
Hodur73299/
Hodir7339/
Hodra7314/
Hodre7314/
Hodyr735/
Heddr731/
Hodro731/
Houdr73--
Houdayer711959/
Houdoyer7173/
Huddewar711/
Howdhery711/

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Footnotes

    • Description: Descriptions are largely reproduced from 3rd party sources; diligence is advised on accepting their validity
    • Incidence: The approximate number of people in a given area who bear the surname
    • Frequency: The percentage of people in a given area that bear the surname
    • Rank: Surnames are ranked by incidence using the dense ranking method; the surname that occurs the most is assigned a rank of 1; surnames that occur less frequently receive an incremented rank; if two or more surnames occur the same number of times they are assigned the same rank and preceding rank is incremented by 1
    • Similar: Surnames listed in the 'Similar Surnames' section are phonetically similar and may not have any relation to Hodder