Howman Family History

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Howman Name Meaning

English: variant of Human.

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


Similar surnames: Cowman, Homan, Thorman, Bowman, Godman, Lowman, Hofman, Showman

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Howman Family Origin

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Howman Family Occupations

What did your Howman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Howman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Howman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howman. A less common occupation for the Howman family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Baker

    8%

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

Howman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Howman Life Expectancy

What is the average Howman lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Howman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Howman in 1959 was 47, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Howman 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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