Houck Family History

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Houck Name Meaning

nickname from Middle Dutch houck, a marine fish, or from Middle Dutch hoec, houck ‘buck’. variant of Hoek.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hock, Hoeck, Houk, Haack, Hoock, Holck, Louck, Rock, Fluck, Shuck

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Houck Family Origin

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Houck Family Occupations

What did your Houck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Houck family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houck. The most common Houck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Houck's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Houck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Houck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Houck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Houck. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Houck. For the veterans among your Houck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Houck Life Expectancy

What is the average Houck lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Houck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Houck in 1946 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Houck ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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