Howington Family History

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Howington Name Meaning

Probably of English origin, a habitational name from an unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Brewington, Covington, Thorington, Lenington, Hedrington, Edrington

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Howington Family Origin

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Howington Family Occupations

What did your Howington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Howington family was Butcher. The most common Howington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Howington's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howington.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Butcher


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Howington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Howington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howington 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Howington. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Howington. For the veterans among your Howington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Howington Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Howington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1948. The average life expectancy for Howington in 1946 was 33, and 69 in 2004.

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