Huish Family History

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Huish Name Meaning

English (also common in South Wales): habitational name from any of the places so called in Devon, Dorset, Somerset, and Wiltshire, named with Old English hiwisc, a measure of land considered sufficient to support a household.

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

Similar surnames: Hurst, Haigh, Hulst, Drish, Hulse, Gush, Rush, Heist, Bush, Wish

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Huish Family Origin

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Huish Family Occupations

What did your Huish ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Huish. 14% of Huish men worked as a Carpenter and 73% of Huish women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huish were Builders Labourer and Domestic Duties Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter
  • Colliery Hewer
  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties
  • Shop Assistant
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid

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

Huish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Huish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huish 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 662 immigration records available for the last name Huish. 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 795 military records available for the last name Huish. For the veterans among your Huish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huish Life Expectancy

What is the average Huish lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Huish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Huish in 1960 was 69, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Huish 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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