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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Houck

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

O is for objective, always impartial

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

C is for compassion, your finest side.

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Houck

James W. Houck is a penn state law. James was born on April 18th, 1958 in Pittsburgh.


She was most active from 1932 to 1955. Doris was born on September 28th, 1921 in U.S. Doris is also known as Doris Colleen. She breathed her last breath on December 14th, 1965.


Hudson Houck is a football player. Hudson was born on January 7th, 1943 in Los Angeles.


John Houck is a disc golf course designer. John was born on May 15th, 1960.


Paul was born on August 12th, 1963.


Sadie Houck was a baseball player. Sadie was born in 1856. Sadie is also known as Houck and Sargent Perry. He passed away on May 26th, 1919.


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Popularity of Houck as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Houck U.S.
  White 94.98% 64.26%
  African American 0.93% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.51% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.42% 16.26%

Of Last Name Houck

People with the last name Houck are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Houck

  • How Popular is the name Houck? As a last name Houck was the 2,854th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Houck first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Houck is Thursday, February 21st, 1884.
  • How unique is the name Houck? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Houck. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Houck: Your name in reverse order is Kcuoh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ouhck. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Houck? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 12,634 people with the last name Houck.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Houck? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Houck as their last name.

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