Last name: HOUGH

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HOUGH : This last name is indexed 111,807 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HOUGH : 1: English (Lancashire and Cheshire): from Middle English hoʒ Old English hōh ‘heel spur of land ridge’. The surname may be topographic for someone who lived by such a feature or habitational from a place so named such as Hough in Cheshire. This name has the same origin as Howe: Hough is from the nominative case (Old English hōh) while Howe from the dative singular. See also Howes.2: Irish: variant of Haugh.

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