Houze Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Hause. French (Houzé): metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of boots and shoes or a nickname for someone noted for his footwear, from Old French ho(u)se, heuse ‘boot’, ‘shoe’.

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


Similar surnames: House, Howze, Hotte, Houle, Hone, Houde, Rouse, Fouse, Route, Bouie

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Houze Family Origin

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Houze Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Houze occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Houze's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houze. A less common occupation for the Houze family was Keeping House.

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Houze Historical Records

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Houze Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Houze life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Houze in 1954 was 53, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houze

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