Houff Family History

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Houff Name Meaning

English: variant of Huff. Altered spelling of German Hauff.

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


Similar surnames: Hauff, Hoof, Huff, Houts, Wolff, Cluff, Haufe, Puff, Eoff, Huft

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Houff Family Origin

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Houff Family Occupations

What did your Houff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bartender In Saloon and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houff. A less common occupation for the Houff family was Clerk In Factory. The most common Houff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Houff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Bartender In Saloon

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Clerk In Factory

    6%

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Houff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Houff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Houff 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 151 immigration records available for the last name Houff. 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 441 military records available for the last name Houff. For the veterans among your Houff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Houff Life Expectancy

What is the average Houff lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Houff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Houff in 1944 was 26, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Houff 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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