Houx Name Meaning

French: topographic name from houx ‘holly’, or a habitational name from places named with this word, for example in the Belgian province of Namur and the French department of Eure-et-Loir.

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


Similar surnames: Houy, Hoar, Loud, Hope, Hoad, Hoo, Hole, Hau, Hux, Roux

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Houx Family Origin

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Houx Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Boot & Shoe Merc.

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Houx family was Boot & Shoe Merc.. Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houx. The most common Houx occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Houx's were Farmers.

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Houx Historical Records

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Houx Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Houx life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Houx in 1954 was 67, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houx

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