Housden Family History

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Housden Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from Ousden in Suffolk, so named from Old English uf ‘owl’ + denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Howden, Holden, Ramsden, Munden, Houston, Hodsdon, House, Housley

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Housden Family Origin

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Housden Family Occupations

What did your Housden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Housden family was Laborer. The most common Housden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Housden's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeps House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Housden.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Keeps House

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%

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

Housden Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Housden Life Expectancy

What is the average Housden lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Housden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Housden in 1962 was 54, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Housden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Housden 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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