Van Hout Family History

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Van Hout Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone living in a forest, Dutch hout, or habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Van Houten, Van Hoy, Van Court, Van Horn, Van Hove, Van Dorn

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Van Hout Family Origin

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Van Hout Family Occupations

What did your Van Hout ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Van Hout. 24% of Van Hout men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Van Hout women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Van Hout were Helper and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Street Dept Laborer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Helper
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    29%
  • Assembler
    15%
  • Dish Worker
    15%
  • Housewife
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Van Hout Historical Records

What Van Hout family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 807 census records available for the last name Van Hout. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Hout 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 576 immigration records available for the last name Van Hout. 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 579 military records available for the last name Van Hout. For the veterans among your Van Hout ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Hout Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Hout lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Van Hout life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Van Hout in 1964 was 51, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Hout

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Hout 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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