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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 540 people named Howden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Howden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 584 people named Howden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 145 were children
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 92 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,657

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As Howden families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 29% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 99 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 104 were born in foreign countries