Houtz Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Hautz, an argot word (thieves’ slang) in Bavaria and Austria for a peasant farmer. from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with hug ‘mind’ (see Hugo).

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


Similar surnames: Houts, Hotz, Montz, Hontz, Portz, Oltz, Kortz, Rutz, Lutz, Hritz

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Houtz Family Origin

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Houtz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Houtz family was Farm Laborer. The most common Houtz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Houtz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houtz.

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Houtz Historical Records

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Houtz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Houtz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Houtz in 1948 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houtz

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