Houy Family History

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Houy Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of various places so named in Nord, or from Huy in the Belgian province of Liège.

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


Similar surnames: Houx, Goy, Hoy, Hoey, Soucy, Hoar, Hope, Hoo, Noury, Hobby

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Houy Family Origin

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Houy Family Occupations

What did your Houy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Houy. 24% of Houy men worked as a Truck Driver

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Truck Driver
    24%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Steel Worker
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    100%

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

Houy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Houy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Houy 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 180 immigration records available for the last name Houy. 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 354 military records available for the last name Houy. For the veterans among your Houy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Houy Life Expectancy

What is the average Houy lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Houy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Houy in 1965 was 60, and 79 in 2003.

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