Howdyshell Family History

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Howdyshell Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Haudenschild (see Hauschild).

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


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

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Howdyshell Family Origin

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Howdyshell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Works On Farm

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howdyshell. The most common Howdyshell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Howdyshell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Howdyshell family was Works On Farm.

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Howdyshell Historical Records

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Howdyshell Life Expectancy

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