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Outhouse Family History

Outhouse Name Meaning
Americanized form of Norwegian Uthus, a habitational name from various farmsteads so named, from Old Norse Uthúsar, a compound of ut ‘out(lying)’ + hús ‘farmstead’.Probably an Americanized form of North German Uthoff, a topographic or habitational name for someone living or working at an outlying farm, from Middle Low German ut ‘out’, ‘away’ + hove ‘farmstead’.Americanized form of Dutch Outhof, a topographic or habitational name, from oude hove ‘old farm’.

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

34,564 Historical Documents with Outhouse on Ancestry.com
3,044 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
442 Military Records
647 Immigration Records
6,092 Census and Voter Lists
24,339 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Outhouse Families

  • Number of Outhouse families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Outhouse families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Outhouse last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Outhouse Family Origin

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Outhouse Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Outhouse

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Outhouse Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Outhouse census records

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Outhouse Civil War Service Records

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