Houy Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of various places so named in Nord, or from Huy in the Belgian province of Liège.

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


Similar surnames: Houx, Goy, Hoy, Hoey, Soucy, Hoar, Hope, Hoo, Noury, Hobby

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Houy Family Origin

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Houy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Constable

    10%
  • Grocery Store

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Houy family was Grocery Store. The most common Houy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Houy's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Constable were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houy.

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Houy Historical Records

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Houy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2003, Houy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Houy in 1965 was 60, and 79 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houy

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