Haugh Family History

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Haugh Name Meaning

Irish (mainly County Clare): shortened form of O’Haugh, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEachach ‘descendant of Eochu’, possibly a pet form of Eochaidh, Eachaidh (see Haughey). English: topographic name from Middle English haw, haugh ‘enclosure’ (Old English haga), or a habitational name from a place named with this word such as Haugh in Lincolnshire. Compare Haw. English: topographic name for someone who lived in a nook or hollow, from Middle English haulgh ‘nook’, ‘hollow’, ‘recess’ (Old English h(e)alh; see Hale), or a habitational name from Haulgh in Lancashire, named from this word.

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

Similar surnames: Haigh, Hauge, Hough, Hugh, Haughn, Haug, Hatch, Haught, High, Hach

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Haugh Family Origin

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Haugh Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haugh. A less common occupation for the Haugh family was Farming. The most common Haugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Haugh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Haugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Haugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haugh census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Haugh. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Haugh. For the veterans among your Haugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haugh Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Haugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Haugh in 1946 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

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