Howett Family History

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Howett Name Meaning

English: variant of Hewitt 1.

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


Similar surnames: Howitt, Hewett, Jowett, Rowett, Howlett, Howeth, Howatt, Huett

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Howett Family Origin

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Howett Family Occupations

What did your Howett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Howett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Howett's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howett. A less common occupation for the Howett family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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

Howett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Howett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howett 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 Howett. 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 Howett. For the veterans among your Howett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Howett Life Expectancy

What is the average Howett lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Howett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Howett in 1955 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Howett 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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