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Houy Family History

Houy Name Meaning
French: habitational name from any of various places so named in Nord, or from Huy in the Belgian province of Liège. SW, DEBIs this the only origin? Forenames include Carl, Felix, Imly, Jorga, Lothar; Sambath, Sengour, Theckla. Mainly TX and PA.

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

12,263 Historical Documents with Houy on Ancestry.com
2,586 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
340 Military Records
157 Immigration Records
1,557 Census and Voter Lists
7,623 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Houy Families

  • Number of Houy families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Houy families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Houy families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Houy Family Origin

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Houy Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Houy

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Houy Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Houy Civil War Service Records

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