Houts Family History

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Houts Name Meaning

Dutch (van Houts): variant of Hout. Possibly also an altered spelling of German Hautz (see Houtz).

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

Similar surnames: Hoots, Couts, Houtz, Hout, Honts, Lotts, Hoefs, Harts, Holts, Ports

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Houts Family Origin

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Houts Family Occupations

What did your Houts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Houts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Houts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Houts family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houts.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Houts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Houts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Houts 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 303 immigration records available for the last name Houts. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Houts. For the veterans among your Houts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Houts Life Expectancy

What is the average Houts lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Houts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Houts in 1952 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Houts 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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