Housen Family History

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Housen Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Hausen.

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

Similar surnames: Housel, Houser, Housey, Hausen, Douse, Howser, Shouse, Couse, Gouse

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Housen Family Origin

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Housen Family Occupations

What did your Housen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Housen family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Housen. The most common Housen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Housen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Housen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Housen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Housen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Housen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Housen. 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 Card

There are 738 military records available for the last name Housen. For the veterans among your Housen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Housen Life Expectancy

What is the average Housen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Housen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Housen in 1962 was 77, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Housen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Housen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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