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Howwell Family History

Howwell Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Howell, Oswell, Harwell, Hipwell, Boswell, Powell, Colwell, Rowell

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Where is the Howwell family from?

You can see how Howwell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Howwell family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Howwell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Howwell families living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Howwell's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Howwell families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Howwell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Howwell ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 76 census records available for the last name Howwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howwell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6 immigration records available for the last name Howwell. 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 Cards

There are 9 military records available for the last name Howwell. For the veterans among your Howwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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