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Find more Howe relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 3,315 less people named Howe in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 26,454 people named Howe in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Howe in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 23,139 people named Howe were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 50%, or 3,155 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,025 were disabled
  • 2,990 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,669

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 1,573 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 6% were born in foreign countries