Houchins Family History

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Houchins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Houchin.

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

Similar surnames: Houchens, Houchen, Huckins, Hutchins, Houchin, Cousins, Hutchens

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Houchins Family Origin

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Houchins Family Occupations

What did your Houchins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houchins. A less common occupation for the Houchins family was Carpenter. The most common Houchins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Houchins's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Houchins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Houchins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Houchins 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 Houchins. 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 Houchins. For the veterans among your Houchins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Houchins Life Expectancy

What is the average Houchins lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Houchins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Houchins in 1943 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houchins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Houchins 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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