Outhouse Family History

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Outhouse Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Uthus, a habitational name from various farmsteads so named, from Old Norse Uthúsar, a compound of ut ‘out(lying)’ + hús ‘farmstead’. Probably an Americanized form of North German Uthoff, a topographic or habitational name for someone living or working at an outlying farm, from Middle Low German ut ‘out’, ‘away’ + hove ‘farmstead’. Americanized form of Dutch Outhof, a topographic or habitational name, from oude hove ‘old farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Newhouse, House, Lofthouse, Holthaus, Bolthouse, Hillhouse, Guthrie

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Outhouse Family Origin

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Outhouse Family Occupations

What did your Outhouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Outhouse family was Carpenter. The most common Outhouse occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 73% of Outhouse's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Farmer and Seaman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Outhouse.

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  • Fisherman

  • Farmer

  • Seaman

  • Carpenter


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Outhouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Outhouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Outhouse 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 696 immigration records available for the last name Outhouse. 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 471 military records available for the last name Outhouse. For the veterans among your Outhouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Outhouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Outhouse lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2003, in the United States, Outhouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Outhouse in 1945 was 32, and 78 in 2003.

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