Houghland Family History

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Houghland Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Norwegian Haugland. English: apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, though the existence of a variant, Houghlan, suggests that there may be a different origin.

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


Similar surnames: Hogland, Hougland, Highland, Boughman, Holland, Rohland, Morthland

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Houghland Family Origin

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Houghland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Bricklayers Lab

    7%
  • Coachman (Dom)

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Bricklayers Lab and Coachman (Dom) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houghland. A less common occupation for the Houghland family was Coal Miner. The most common Houghland occupation in the UK was Farmer. 20% of Houghland's were Farmers.

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Houghland Historical Records

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Houghland Life Expectancy

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