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Outhouse Family History

Outhouse Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Van Uythuysen: habitational name for someone from Uithuizen in the province of Groningen. The surname Van Uythuysen is not found in the Netherlands.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


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

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Where is the Outhouse family from?

You can see how Outhouse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Outhouse family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Outhouse families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 6 Outhouse families living in Suffolk. This was about 75% of all the recorded Outhouse's in United Kingdom. Suffolk had the highest population of Outhouse families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Outhouse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Outhouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Outhouse. 28% of Outhouse men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Outhouse women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Outhouse were Carpenter and Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    36%
  • Teacher
    22%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
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Census Records

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 Lists

There are 696 immigration records available for the last name Outhouse. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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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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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