Mahowald Family History

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Mahowald Name Meaning

Luxembourgeois: topographic name meaning ‘at the high forest’, from German (am) Hochwald.

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


Similar surnames: Howald, Maywald, Nahrwold, Howard, Ewald, Harold, Hoad, Odenwald

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Mahowald Family Origin

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Mahowald Family Occupations

What did your Mahowald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mahowald family was R.R. Breakman. The most common Mahowald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Mahowald's were Farmers. Farmer and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mahowald.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Merchant

    14%
  • R.R. Breakman

    14%

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

Mahowald Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mahowald Life Expectancy

What is the average Mahowald lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mahowald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mahowald in 1958 was 50, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mahowald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mahowald 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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