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Hough Family History

Hough Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire and Derbyshire, so named from Old English hoh ‘spur of a hill’ (literally ‘heel’). This widespread surname is especially common in Lancashire.Irish (County Limerick): variant of Haugh 1.

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

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258,532 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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13,993 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Hough Families

  • Number of Hough families
     150 - 298
     51 - 149
     1 - 50
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hough families
     950 - 1,898
     317 - 949
     1 - 316
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hough families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hough Family Origin

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Hough Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hough

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Hough Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hough census records

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Hough Civil War Service Records

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