Houey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Houey Family Origin

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Houey Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Freight Agent

    17%
  • Keeping Grocer

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Houey family was Keeping Grocer. Keeping House, Farmer and Freight Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houey. The most common Houey occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Houey's were Keeping Houses.

Source: Census data for Houey | Data not to scale

Houey Historical Records

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Houey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2003, Houey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Houey in 1965 was 85, and 63 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houey

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