Houp Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Hope. Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Haub.

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


Similar surnames: Coup, Houg, Houpt, Hoop, Hopp, Roup, Hop, Stoup, Group, Shoup

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Houp Family Origin

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Houp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Houp family was Laborer. The most common Houp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Houp's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houp.

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Houp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Houp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Houp in 1962 was 63, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houp

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