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Howd Family History

Howd Name Meaning
Americanized form of Norwegian Hovd, a habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named (see Hovda).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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4,554 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
970 Military Records
235 Immigration Records
5,419 Census and Voter Lists
14,796 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Howd Families

  • Number of Howd families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Howd families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Howd last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Howd census records

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Howd Family Origin

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Howd Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Howd families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Howd

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Howd Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Howd census records

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Howd Civil War Service Records

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