Houck Name Meaning

nickname from Middle Dutch houck, a marine fish, or from Middle Dutch hoec, houck ‘buck’. variant of Hoek.

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


Similar surnames: Hock, Hoeck, Houk, Haack, Hoock, Holck, Louck, Rock, Fluck, Shuck

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Houck Family Origin

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Houck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Blacksmith

    16%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Scholar

    11%

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houck. The most common Houck occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Houck's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Houck family was Scholar.

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Houck Historical Records

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Houck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Houck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Houck in 1946 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houck

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