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Howd Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Hovd a habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named (see Hovda ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Howe, Hoad, Hope, Hood, Dowd, Hand, Houy, Bow, Hoy, Hoar

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Where is the Howd family from?

You can see how Howd families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Howd family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Howd families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 27 Howd families living in Durham. This was about 20% of all the recorded Howd's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Howd families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Howd surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Howd ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Howd. 100% of Howd women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Howd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howd 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 255 immigration records available for the last name Howd. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Howd. For the veterans among your Howd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Howd lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Howd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Howd in 1960 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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