When Robert Kenneth Hood was born in 1915, in Alberta, Canada, his father, James Hood, was 40 and his mother, Fannie Mattheson Eaglesham, was 37. He lived in Camrose County No. 22, Alberta, Canada in 1926. He died on 18 January 1935, in Castor, Paintearth County No. 18, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 20, and was buried in Castor, Paintearth County No. 18, Alberta, Canada.
English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English hod, hood, hodde ‘hood’, either for someone who wore a hood (like the medieval folk hero Robin Hood) or who made and sold hoods. In Kent and Sussex the name may sometimes have been confused with Hoad .
English: from the Middle English personal name Hod(e), a variant of Ode or Odd with prosthetic H-; see Ott and Oates and compare Hodson 2.
English and Scottish: variant of Hudd, from the Middle English personal name Hudde, Hutte, which could represent Old English Hud(d)a or its ancient Germanic equivalent Hud(d)o, but is more likely from Anglo-Norman French Hud(de), a pet form of Hugh.