Howry Family History

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Howry Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Howery.

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

Similar surnames: Howrey, Towry, Mowry, Horry, Howey, Cory, Bowdry, Mory, Dobry, Dory

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Howry Family Origin

Where is the Howry family from?

Howry Family Occupations

What did your Howry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Howry family was Keeps House. The most common Howry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Howry's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howry.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Coal Miner

  • Keeps House


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

Howry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Howry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howry 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 262 immigration records available for the last name Howry. 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 569 military records available for the last name Howry. For the veterans among your Howry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Howry Life Expectancy

What is the average Howry lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Howry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Howry in 1950 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Howry 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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