Houchin Family History

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Houchin Name Meaning

Variant spelling under French influence of English Hutcheon, a pet form of Hugh.

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

Similar surnames: Houchen, Hulin, Hotchkin, Hughen, Hocking, Houston, Fouch, Hockin

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Houchin Family Origin

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Houchin Family Occupations

What did your Houchin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Houchin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Houchin's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houchin. A less common occupation for the Houchin family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Houchin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Houchin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Houchin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Houchin 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 648 immigration records available for the last name Houchin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Houchin. For the veterans among your Houchin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Houchin Life Expectancy

What is the average Houchin lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Houchin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Houchin in 1950 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houchin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Houchin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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