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Howdeshell Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Haudenschild (see Hauschild).

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


Similar surnames: Howdyshell, Houdeshell, Houdyshell, Hounshell, Goodsell, Hoenshell

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Howdeshell Family Origin

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Howdeshell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farming

    29%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, the most common Howdeshell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Howdeshell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Howdeshell family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howdeshell.

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Howdeshell Historical Records

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Howdeshell Life Expectancy

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