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

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  • Thatcher

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Brush Maker

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Huish family was Brush Maker. Thatcher, Annuitant and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huish. The most common Huish occupation in the UK was Thatcher. 3% of Huish's were Thatchers.

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Huish Historical Records

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Huish Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huish

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