Hougen Family History

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Hougen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Houge. Norwegian: variant spelling of Haugen.

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


Similar surnames: Houge, Haugen, Houg, Holten, Holsen, Heggen, Houser, Hoven, Horgen

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Hougen Family Origin

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Hougen Family Occupations

What did your Hougen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At School and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hougen. A less common occupation for the Hougen family was Carpenter. The most common Hougen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Hougen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • At School

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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

Hougen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Hougen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hougen. 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 Hougen. For the veterans among your Hougen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hougen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hougen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hougen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hougen in 1962 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hougen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hougen 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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