Huron Family History

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Huron Name Meaning

occupational name for a sapper, one who laid mines during a siege. nickname for someone with an untidy head of shaggy hair, from a diminutive of the past participle of Old French hurer ‘to bristle’, ‘ruffle’, ‘stand on end’ (a word of uncertain, possibly Germanic, origin). ethnic name for a member of an American Indian people who lived around the shores of Lake Ontario.

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


Similar surnames: Heron, Buron, Hron, Duron, Moron, Thurn, Buren, Herod, Tron, Hulin

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Huron Family Origin

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Huron Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpener

    3%

In 1880, the most common Huron occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Huron's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Huron family was Carpener. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huron.

Source: Census data for Huron | Data not to scale

Huron Historical Records

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Huron Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Huron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Huron in 1947 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huron

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