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Howick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and Northumberland. The former is named from Old English hoh ‘spur of a hill’ or hoc ‘hook’ + wic ‘outlying farm’; the latter probably originally had as its first element Old English heah ‘high’, but was later influenced by hoh.

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


Similar surnames: Cowick, Lovick, Wick, Bewick, Goswick, Harwick, Horwich, Hick, Hock

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Howick Family Origin

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Howick Family Occupations

What did your Howick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Howick. A less common occupation for the Howick family was Laborer. The most common Howick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Howick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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

Howick Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Howick Life Expectancy

What is the average Howick lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Howick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Howick in 1963 was 78, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Howick 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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