Houle Name Meaning

French: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Hildo (see Hildebrand, Houde). French: habitational name from any of several places in Normandy called La Houle or Les Houles, named in Old French with the singular or plural of houle ‘cave’. English: variant of Hole.

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


Similar surnames: Houde, Hole, Hoyle, Holle, Hille, Howle, Sole, Holm, Halle, House

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Houle Family Origin

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Houle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Goldsmith And Jeweller

    9%
  • Jeweller

    9%

In 1881, the most common Houle occupation in the UK was Farmer. 45% of Houle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Houle family was Jeweller. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Goldsmith And Jeweller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houle.

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Houle Historical Records

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Houle Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Houle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Houle in 1950 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houle

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