from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Hodges, John Cornelius Known as "Johnny” or "Jeep.” 1907-1970. American jazz saxophonist who was a key player in the Duke Ellington Orchestra (1928-1951).
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- proper n. A patronymic surname.
From Hodge from the given name Roger + patronymic suffix -s. (Wiktionary)