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Howwitz Family History

Howwitz 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: Horwitz, Horowitz, Lowitz, Kowitz, Howitt, Hurwitz, Horvitz, Howarth

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Where is the Howwitz family from?

You can see how Howwitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Howwitz family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Howwitz family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Howwitz's in USA. New York had the highest population of Howwitz families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Howwitz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 42 census records available for the last name Howwitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howwitz 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 15 immigration records available for the last name Howwitz. 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 Howwitz. For the veterans among your Howwitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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