James Robert Hood

Male16 January 1906–1974

Brief Life History 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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Family Time Line

Allan Cochrane Hood
1882–1952
Mary McLeod
1877–1966
William Archie Hood
1904–1976
Andrew Stewart Hood
1906–1923
James Robert Hood
1906–1974
John Clifford Hood
1919–2006
David Clifford Hood
1919–2002

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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Name Meaning

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.

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

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