Houx Family History

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Houx Name Meaning

French: topographic name from houx ‘holly’, or a habitational name from places named with this word, for example in the Belgian province of Namur and the French department of Eure-et-Loir.

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


Similar surnames: Houy, Hoar, Loud, Hope, Hoad, Hoo, Hole, Hau, Hux, Roux

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Houx Family Origin

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Houx Family Occupations

What did your Houx ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Houx. 14% of Houx men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Houx women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Houx were Carpenter and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Servant
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Houx Historical Records

What Houx family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Houx. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Houx 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 218 immigration records available for the last name Houx. 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 674 military records available for the last name Houx. For the veterans among your Houx ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Houx Life Expectancy

What is the average Houx lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Houx life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Houx in 1954 was 67, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houx

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Houx 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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