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Howwill Family History

Howwill 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: Cowgill, Howell, Conwill, Colwill, Lawwill, Hill, Oswell, Will

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Where is the Howwill family from?

You can see how Howwill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Howwill family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Howwill families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Howwill's in USA. New York had the highest population of Howwill families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Howwill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Howwill ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 4 census records available for the last name Howwill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howwill 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Howwill. 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 1 military records available for the last name Howwill. For the veterans among your Howwill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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