Howson Family History

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Howson Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Hugh.

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


Similar surnames: Hobson, Hodson, Hewson, Rowson, Howison, Hooton, Pawson, Huson

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Howson Family Origin

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Howson Family Occupations

What did your Howson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Howson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Howson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Howson family was Cook. Farmer, Keeping House and Coal & Lumber Dlr. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howson.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Coal & Lumber Dlr.

    4%
  • Cook

    4%

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

Howson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Howson Life Expectancy

What is the average Howson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Howson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Howson in 1958 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Howson 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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