Howd Name Meaning

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

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


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

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Howd Family Origin

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Howd Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Wagon Maker

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Howd family was Wagon Maker. The most common Howd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Howd's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howd.

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Howd Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howd

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