Heward Family History

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Heward Name Meaning

English: variant of Howard 1.

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


Similar surnames: Heyward, Hebard, Sheward, Howard, Heart, Heard, Heare, Hebbard

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Heward Family Origin

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Heward Family Occupations

What did your Heward ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heward occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Heward's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Seaman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heward. A less common occupation for the Heward family was Bookkeeper.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Seaman

    8%
  • Bookkeeper

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Heward ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Heward Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heward. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heward census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Heward

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Heward. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Heward. For the veterans among your Heward ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heward Life Expectancy

What is the average Heward lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Heward life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1954. The average life expectancy for Heward in 1954 was 110, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heward

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heward 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.

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