Howie Family History

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Howie Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Hugh.

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


Similar surnames: Howe, Hoxie, Dowie, Dobie, Opie, Hodge, Houle, Hosie, Bowie, Howle

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Howie Family Origin

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Howie Family Occupations

What did your Howie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howie. The most common Howie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Howie's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Howie family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Howie Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Howie Life Expectancy

What is the average Howie lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Howie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Howie in 1944 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Howie 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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