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Howland Name Meaning

English: variant of Holland 1. Americanized form of Norwegian Hovland.

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

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Howland Family Origin

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Howland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howland. The most common Howland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Howland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Howland family was Carpenter.

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Howland Life Expectancy

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