Archibald Hood

12 February 1889–23 September 1889
Shinnston, Harrison, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Archibald

When Archibald Hood was born on 12 February 1889, in Shinnston, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, his father, William Hood, was 66 and his mother, Lenora Z. Lough, was 22. He died on 23 September 1889, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Shinnston, Harrison, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Hood
1822–1899
Lenora Z. Lough
1866–1889
Archibald Hood
1889–1889

Parents and Siblings

    William Hood

    Male1822–1899Male

    Lenora Z. Lough

    Female1866–1889Female

siblings

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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 (3)

  • Hood, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Archibald Hood, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • Archibal L. Hood, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"

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