Howser Family History

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Howser Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Hauser.

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

Similar surnames: Hower, Houser, Bowser, Rowser, Gower, Housel, Howze, Clowser, Pooser

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Howser Family Origin

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Howser Family Occupations

What did your Howser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howser. A less common occupation for the Howser family was Farming. The most common Howser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Howser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Howser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Howser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howser 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 432 immigration records available for the last name Howser. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Howser. For the veterans among your Howser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Howser Life Expectancy

What is the average Howser lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Howser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Howser in 1949 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Howser 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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