Huron Family History

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Huron Name Meaning

occupational name for a sapper, one who laid mines during a siege. nickname for someone with an untidy head of shaggy hair, from a diminutive of the past participle of Old French hurer ‘to bristle’, ‘ruffle’, ‘stand on end’ (a word of uncertain, possibly Germanic, origin). ethnic name for a member of an American Indian people who lived around the shores of Lake Ontario.

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


Similar surnames: Heron, Buron, Hron, Duron, Moron, Thurn, Buren, Herod, Tron, Hulin

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Huron Family Origin

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Huron Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Huron occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Huron's were Farmers. Farmer and Ship Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Huron.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Ship Carpenter

    50%

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Huron Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Huron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huron 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 621 immigration records available for the last name Huron. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Huron. For the veterans among your Huron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huron Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Huron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Huron in 1947 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

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