Houska Family History

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Houska Name Meaning

Czech: metonymic occupational name for a baker, from houska ‘bread roll’ (literally ‘gosling’).

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


Similar surnames: Hruska, Huska, Husa, Muska, House, Housman, Bouska, Ziska, Bouck

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Houska Family Origin

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Houska Family Occupations

What did your Houska ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houska. A less common occupation for the Houska family was Farming. The most common Houska occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Houska's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Cooper

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

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

Houska Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Houska Life Expectancy

What is the average Houska lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Houska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Houska in 1955 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houska

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Houska 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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