When Edward Henry Hodder was born on 23 February 1890, in East Boldre, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Henry Hodder, was 22 and his mother, Rosina Edith Kearl, was 21. He married Minnie Grace Biddle on 4 August 1919, in Winterborne Kingston, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Boldre, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died on 7 April 1974, in Lymington, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 84.
English (southwestern England and south Wales): occupational name for a maker or seller of hoods, from an agent derivative of Middle English hod ‘hood’ (Old English hōd). See Hood .