James Robert Hood

16 January 1906–1974 (Age 67)
Manitoba, Canada

The Life Summary of James Robert

When James Robert Hood was born on 16 January 1906, in Manitoba, Canada, his father, Allan Cochrane Hood, was 23 and his mother, Mary McLeod, was 28. He lived in Marquette, Woodlands, Woodlands Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada for about 20 years. He died in 1974, at the age of 68.

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Allan Cochrane Hood
Mary McLeod
William Archie Hood
Andrew Stewart Hood
James Robert Hood
John Clifford Hood
David Clifford Hood

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Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: metonymic occupational name for a maker of hoods or a nickname for someone who wore a distinctive hood, from Middle English hod(de), hood, hud ‘hood’. Some early examples with prepositions seem to be topographic names, referring to a place where there was a hood-shaped hill or a natural shelter or overhang, providing protection from the elements. In some cases the name may be habitational, from places called Hood, in Devon (possibly ‘hoodshaped hill’) and North Yorkshire (possibly ‘shelter’ or ‘fortification’).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUid ‘descendant of Ud’, a personal name of uncertain derivation. This was the name of an Ulster family who were bards to the O’Neills of Clandeboy. It was later altered to Mac hUid. Compare Mahood .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (4)

  • James Hood in household of Allan Hood, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • James Hood in household of Allen Hood, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • James Hood in household of Allan Hood, "Canada Census, 1911"

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