Hughs Family History

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Hughs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hugh.

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


Similar surnames: Hughes, Hugh, Hugus, Hughson, Suggs, Hughen, Hucks, Hug, Higgs, High

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Hughs Family Origin

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Hughs Family Occupations

What did your Hughs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hughs family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hughs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Hughs's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hughs.

View Census data for Hughs | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Hughs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hughs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hughs census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hughs

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hughs. 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 Hughs. For the veterans among your Hughs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hughs Life Expectancy

What is the average Hughs lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hughs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hughs in 1953 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hughs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hughs 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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