Houze Family History

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Houze Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Hause. French (Houzé): metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of boots and shoes or a nickname for someone noted for his footwear, from Old French ho(u)se, heuse ‘boot’, ‘shoe’.

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


Similar surnames: House, Howze, Hotte, Houle, Hone, Houde, Rouse, Fouse, Route, Bouie

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Houze Family Origin

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Houze Family Occupations

What did your Houze ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houze. A less common occupation for the Houze family was Keeping House. The most common Houze occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Houze's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Houze Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Houze Life Expectancy

What is the average Houze lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Houze life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Houze in 1954 was 53, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houze

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Houze 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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