14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Howe Family History

Howe Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a small hill or a man-made mound or barrow, Middle English how (Old Norse haugr), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Howe in Norfolk and North Yorkshire.English: variant of Hugh.Jewish (American): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.Americanized form of Norwegian Hove.

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

2,912,841 Historical Documents with Howe on Ancestry.com
593,712 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
78,135 Military Records
43,821 Immigration Records
489,681 Census and Voter Lists
1,707,492 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Howe Families

  • Number of Howe families
     507 - 1,011
     170 - 506
     1 - 169
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Howe families
     906 - 1,810
     303 - 905
     1 - 302
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Howe families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Howe census records

You can see how Howe families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Howe census records >

Howe Family Origin

Click on a place to view Howe immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Howe families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Howe immigration records >

Howe Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Howe immigration records

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Howe immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Howe

Click on a circle in the chart to view Howe birth and death records

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.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View all Howe ancestors in the SSDI

Howe Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Howe census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Howe ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Howe census records >

Howe Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Howe military records >

Message Board about Howe 1333 Threads, 130 Messages

Look up another family name
×
  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | New Privacy | New Terms and Conditions