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Howard Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Huard, Heward, composed of the Germanic elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Haward, composed of the Old Norse elements há ‘high’ + varðr ‘guardian’, ‘warden’. English: variant of Ewart 2. Irish: see Fogarty. Irish (County Clare) surname adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic Ó hÍomhair, which was formerly Anglicized as O’Hure.

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


Similar surnames: Huard, Seward, Coward, Ward, Bovard, Howarth, Howald, Hoad, Herard

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Howard Family Origin

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Howard Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Howard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Howard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Howard family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howard.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Howard Historical Records

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Howard Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Howard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Howard in 1940 was 26, and 73 in 2004.

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United States

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