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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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Howarth name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Howarth. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    56%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Norway

    2%

  • Italy

    2%

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Howarth Family Origin

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Howarth Family Occupations

What did your Howarth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Druggist, Laborer and Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howarth. A less common occupation for the Howarth family was Blacksmith. The most common Howarth occupation in Canada was Druggist. 9% of Howarth's were Druggists.

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  • Druggist

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Weaver

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Howarth Historical Records

What Howarth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 198,000 census records available for the last name Howarth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howarthcensus 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

What is the average Howarth lifespan?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howarth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Howarth 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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