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Hout Family History

Hout Name Meaning

Dutch:: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or copse Middle Dutch hout. Compare Van Hout and Houts . metonymic occupational name for a lumberjack or forester. Compare also Houtman .

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


Similar surnames: Holt, Rout, Tout, Haut, Host, Hoos, Mount, Hoad, Hoar, Houx

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Where is the Hout family from?

You can see how Hout families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hout family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hout families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Hout families living in Ohio. This was about 45% of all the recorded Hout's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hout families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hout surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hout ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hout. 30% of Hout men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Hout women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hout were Farm Laborer and Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    29%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Hout. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hout census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hout. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Hout. For the veterans among your Hout ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hout lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hout life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hout in 1953 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

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