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Haugh Name Meaning

Irish (Clare): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEachach ‘descendant of Eochu’ a personal name which is probably a pet form of Eochaidh Eachaidh (see Hoey ). Scottish and English: from northern Middle English and Older Scots halh haugh ‘a piece of flat alluvial land by the side of a river typically one deposited in a bend’ also ‘river-meadow land’; either topographic for someone who lived near such a feature or habitational for someone who came from one of several places in Scotland and northern England called Haugh. English: possibly a variant of Hough .

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


Similar surnames: Haigh, Hauge, Hough, Hugh, Haughn, Haug, Hatch, Haught, High, Hach

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Where is the Haugh family from?

You can see how Haugh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haugh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haugh families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 116 Haugh families living in Ontario. This was about 69% of all the recorded Haugh's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Haugh families in 1911.
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What did your Haugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Haugh. 70% of Haugh men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Haugh women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haugh were Student and Teacher. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    70%
  • Farmers Son
    10%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Student
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Operator
    25%
  • Student
    25%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Teacher
    17%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Haugh. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Haugh. For the veterans among your Haugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haugh lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Haugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Haugh in 1946 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

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