Houseman Family History

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Houseman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a servant who worked at a great house, or status name for a householder (see House). Americanized form of German Hausmann.

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


Similar surnames: Housman, Huseman, Roseman, Bousman, Horsman, Holsman, Hudman, Hausman

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Houseman Family Origin

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Houseman Family Occupations

What did your Houseman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Houseman. 4% of Houseman men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 46% of Houseman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Houseman were Farmer (mixed) and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
    4%
  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Farmer
    3%
  • Farmer (mixed)
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    46%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Houseman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Houseman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Houseman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Houseman

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Houseman. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Houseman. For the veterans among your Houseman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Houseman Life Expectancy

What is the average Houseman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Houseman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Houseman in 1940 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houseman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Houseman 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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