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Houck Family History

Houck Name Meaning
nickname from Middle Dutch houck, a marine fish, or from Middle Dutch hoec, houck ‘buck’.variant of Hoek.

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

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58,649 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
12,933 Military Records
1,748 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Houck Families

  • Number of Houck families
     270 - 537
     91 - 269
     1 - 90
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Houck families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Houck last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Houck census records

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Houck Family Origin

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Houck Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Houck

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Houck Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Houck census records

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Houck Civil War Service Records

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