Houdyshell Family History

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Houdyshell Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Haudenschild (see hauschild).

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


Similar surnames: Howdyshell, Houdeshell, Howdeshell, Hounshell, Goodsell, Hoenshell

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Houdyshell Family Origin

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Houdyshell Family Occupations

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  • Engineer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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In 1880, Engineer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houdyshell. The most common Houdyshell occupation in the USA was Engineer. 25% of Houdyshell's were Engineers. A less common occupation for the Houdyshell family was Laborer.

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Houdyshell Historical Records

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Houdyshell Life Expectancy

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