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Howze Family History

Howze Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Hause.

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


Similar surnames: Houze, Howe, Hotze, Hoke, Holz, Holzer, Hotz, Hoge, Howd, Hoxie

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Where is the Howze family from?

You can see how Howze families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Howze family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Howze families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Howze families living in Alabama. This was about 50% of all the recorded Howze's in USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Howze families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Howze surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Howze ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Howze. 31% of Howze men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Howze women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Howze were Truck Driver and Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Helper
    13%
  • Laborer
    11%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Howze. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howze census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 297 immigration records available for the last name Howze. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Howze. For the veterans among your Howze ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Howze lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Howze life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Howze in 1949 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

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