Howat Family History

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Howat Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Hewitt 1.

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


Similar surnames: Howatt, Mowat, Howitt, Bowar, Howett, Howey, Hohlt, Hoda, Honan

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Howat Family Origin

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Howat Family Occupations

What did your Howat ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Howat occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Howat's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howat. A less common occupation for the Howat family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Miner

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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

Howat Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Howat. 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 Howat. For the veterans among your Howat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Howat Life Expectancy

What is the average Howat lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Howat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Howat in 1956 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howat

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Howat 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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