Howry Family History

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Howry Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Howery.

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


Similar surnames: Howrey, Towry, Mowry, Horry, Howey, Cory, Bowdry, Mory, Dobry, Dory

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Howry Family Origin

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Howry Family Occupations

What did your Howry ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Howry. 25% of Howry men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Howry women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Howry were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    23%
  • House
    17%
  • House Work
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    12%

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

Howry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Howry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howry 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 262 immigration records available for the last name Howry. 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 569 military records available for the last name Howry. For the veterans among your Howry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Howry Life Expectancy

What is the average Howry lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Howry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Howry in 1950 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

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