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Where is the Hower family from?
You can see how Hower families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hower family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hower families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 51 Hower families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 75% of all the recorded Hower's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hower families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hower surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hower. 19% of Hower men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Hower women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hower were Carpenter and Stenographer.