Houck Name Meaning

nickname from Middle Dutch houck, a marine fish, or from Middle Dutch hoec, houck ‘buck’. variant of Hoek.

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

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Houck Family Origin

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Houck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houck. A less common occupation for the Houck family was Carpenter. The most common Houck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Houck's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Houck | Data not to scale

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Houck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Houck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Houck in 1946 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houck

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