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Howland Name Meaning

English: variant of Holland 1. Americanized form of Norwegian Hovland.

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


Similar surnames: Holland, Hoyland, Hofland, Dowland, Hoiland, Nowland, Hogland

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Howland Family Origin

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Howland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Clerk

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Howland family was Labourer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howland. The most common Howland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Howland's were Farmers.

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Howland Historical Records

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Howland Life Expectancy

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