How Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Howe 1 and 2.

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


Similar surnames: Howe, Dow, Row, Mow, Hof, Hoy, Show, Low, Yow, Chow

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How Family Origin

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How Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Servant

    8%
  • Student

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the How family was Student. Farmer, Laborer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by How. The most common How occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of How's were Farmers.

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Between 1957 and 2004, How life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for How in 1957 was 64, and 86 in 2004.

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