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Howdeshell Family History

Howdeshell Name Meaning
Americanized form of Swiss German Haudenschild (see Hauschild).

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

16,882 Historical Documents with Howdeshell on Ancestry
2,019 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
252 Military Records
28 Immigration Records
1,503 Census and Voter Lists
13,080 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Howdeshell Families

  • Number of Howdeshell families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Howdeshell families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Howdeshell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Howdeshell Family Origin

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Howdeshell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Howdeshell Civil War Service Records

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