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Howarth Name Meaning

variant spelling of Haworth. habitational name from Howarth in the parish of Rochdale, Lancashire, apparently so called from Old English hoh ‘mound’ + worð ‘enclosure’. However, if the 13th-century form Halwerdeword refers to this place, the first element may instead be Middle English halleward ‘keeper of a hall’ or represent a personal name such as Old English Æðelweard or Old Norse Hallvarðr.

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

Similar surnames: Hogarth, Warth, Howard, Haworth, Howorth, Harty, Hayworth, Howeth

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Howarth Family Origin

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Howarth Family Occupations

What did your Howarth ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Howarth. 25% of Howarth men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Howarth women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Howarth were Machinist and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Saleslady
  • Teacher
  • Domestic
  • Student

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

Howarth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 198,000 census records available for the last name Howarth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howarth 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 63,000 immigration records available for the last name Howarth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 16,000 military records available for the last name Howarth. For the veterans among your Howarth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Howarth Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Howarth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Howarth in 1947 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

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