Haugh Name Meaning

Irish (mainly County Clare): shortened form of O’Haugh, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEachach ‘descendant of Eochu’, possibly a pet form of Eochaidh, Eachaidh (see Haughey). English: topographic name from Middle English haw, haugh ‘enclosure’ (Old English haga), or a habitational name from a place named with this word such as Haugh in Lincolnshire. Compare Haw. English: topographic name for someone who lived in a nook or hollow, from Middle English haulgh ‘nook’, ‘hollow’, ‘recess’ (Old English h(e)alh; see Hale), or a habitational name from Haulgh in Lancashire, named from this word.

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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Haugh Family Origin

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Haugh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • School

    12%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Son

    6%

In 1881, the most common Haugh occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Haugh's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haugh. A less common occupation for the Haugh family was Son.

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Between 1946 and 2004, 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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