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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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Ship Carpenter

    50%

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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Huron Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huron

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