Howerter Family History

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Howerter Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of the Swiss family name Haueter; unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Aegerter, Loberger, Oester, Corter, Herter, Hoelter, Howerton, Horter

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Howerter Family Origin

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Howerter Family Occupations

What did your Howerter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Howerter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Howerter's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howerter. A less common occupation for the Howerter family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    7%

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

Howerter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Howerter

Passenger List

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

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Howerter Life Expectancy

What is the average Howerter lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Howerter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Howerter in 1947 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howerter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Howerter 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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