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Haug Family History

Haug Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Hugo (see Hugh). Compare Hauck. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Haug, from the indefinite singular form of Old Norse haugr ‘hill’, ‘mound’.

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


Similar surnames: Hauge, Haig, Haag, Haugh, Hagg, Hug, Haun, Haga, Hau, Hall

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Where is the Haug family from?

You can see how Haug families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haug family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haug families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Haug families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Haug's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Haug families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haug surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haug ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Haug. 19% of Haug men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Haug women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haug were Machinist and Housekeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Haug. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haug census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Haug. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Haug. For the veterans among your Haug ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haug lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Haug life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Haug in 1951 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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