Hough Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire and Derbyshire, so named from Old English hoh ‘spur of a hill’ (literally ‘heel’). This widespread surname is especially common in Lancashire. Irish (County Limerick): variant of Haugh 1.

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


Similar surnames: Haugh, Hugh, Hougham, Bough, Lough, Tough, Hodge, Houge, Pough

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Hough Family Origin

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Hough Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Cultivateur

    4%
  • Cultivateur Fils

    3%
  • Farmer Son

    3%

In 1881, the most common Hough occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Hough's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hough family was Farmer Son. Farmer, Cultivateur and Cultivateur Fils were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hough.

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Hough Historical Records

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Hough Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Hough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hough in 1940 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hough

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