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Houde Family History

Houde Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Heude, Houde, derived from the Germanic name Hildo (see Hildebrand). French (Houdé): from the personal name Oudet, a Frenchified form of the Germanic name Odo, derived from the element aud ‘wealth’.

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


Similar surnames: Houle, Homme, House, Houge, Houze, Bode, Hole, Thode, Hue, Hope

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Where is the Houde family from?

You can see how Houde families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Houde family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Houde families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 1,002 Houde families living in Quebec. This was about 96% of all the recorded Houde's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Houde families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Houde surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Houde ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Commis were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Houde. 25% of Houde men worked as a Cultivateur and 14% of Houde women worked as a Commis. Some less common occupations for Americans named Houde were Fils De Cultivateur and Couturire. .

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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

  • Cultivateur
    25%
  • Journalier
    15%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Fils De Cultivateur
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Commis
    14%
  • Cultivateur
    14%
  • Servante
    14%
  • Couturire
    7%
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Houde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Houde census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Houde. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Houde. For the veterans among your Houde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Houde lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Houde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Houde in 1946 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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