Houser Family History

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Houser Name Meaning

English: variant of House 1. Americanized spelling of German Hauser.

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

Similar surnames: Housel, Howser, Heuser, Housen, House, Hauser, Huser, Housey, Mouser

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Houser Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Houser name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Houser. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Houser Family Origin

Where is the Houser family from?

Houser Family Occupations

What did your Houser ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Houser occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Houser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Houser family was Cabinetmaker. Farmer, Brakeman and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houser.

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  • Farmer

  • Brakeman

  • Bookkeeper

  • Cabinetmaker


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

Houser Historical Records

What Houser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 84,000 census records available for the last name Houser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Houser 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Houser. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Houser. For the veterans among your Houser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Houser Life Expectancy

What is the average Houser lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Houser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Houser in 1940 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Houser 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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