Houtz Family History

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Houtz Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Hautz, an argot word (thieves’ slang) in Bavaria and Austria for a peasant farmer. from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with hug ‘mind’ (see Hugo).

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


Similar surnames: Houts, Hotz, Montz, Hontz, Portz, Oltz, Kortz, Rutz, Lutz, Hritz

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Houtz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Houtz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Houtz. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Germanic Europe

    16%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Houtz Family Origin

Where is the Houtz family from?

Houtz Family Occupations

What did your Houtz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Houtz family was Farm Laborer. The most common Houtz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Houtz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houtz.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Houtz Historical Records

What Houtz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Houtz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Houtz 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 444 immigration records available for the last name Houtz. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Houtz. For the veterans among your Houtz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Houtz Life Expectancy

What is the average Houtz lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Houtz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Houtz in 1948 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houtz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Houtz 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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