Hou Name Meaning

Chinese : from a Chinese word denoting a feudal rank, often translated into English as ‘marquis’. One known source of the surname is Marquis Hou Min of the state of Jin in the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc).

List of People with Surname Hou

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 1,131 people with the surname Hou. Among these people surnamed Hou, there are nearly 321 different names, with an average of 3 people having the same name. Wen Hou, Wei Hou and David Hou are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Hou, with 18, 17 and 15 people respectively.

Besides that, Our findings indicate that California has the highest number of people surnamed Hou, with a total of 462 people, and there are a total of 233 different names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hou, with a total of 136 people and an average of 106 different names.