Hougham Family History

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Hougham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hougham, Kent, probably so named from an unattested Old English personal name, Huhha, or possibly hoh ‘spur of a hill’ (literally ‘heel’) + ham ‘homestead’.

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

Similar surnames: Hough, Houghton, Higham, Southam, Brougham, Dunham, Worsham, Gorham

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Hougham Family Origin

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Hougham Family Occupations

What did your Hougham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Ag Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hougham. A less common occupation for the Hougham family was Bootmaker. The most common Hougham occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 22% of Hougham's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Ag Labr

  • Bootmaker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hougham ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hougham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hougham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hougham 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 312 immigration records available for the last name Hougham. 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 583 military records available for the last name Hougham. For the veterans among your Hougham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hougham Life Expectancy

What is the average Hougham lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hougham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Hougham in 1950 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hougham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hougham 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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