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Howworth Family History

Howworth 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: Hoxworth, Howorth, Howarth, Hepworth, Bosworth, Hayworth, Haworth

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Where is the Howworth family from?

You can see how Howworth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Howworth family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1911. The most Howworth families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Howworth family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Howworth's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Howworth families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Howworth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Howworth ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 31 census records available for the last name Howworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howworth 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Howworth. 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 2 military records available for the last name Howworth. For the veterans among your Howworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Howworth lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2001, in the United States, Howworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Howworth in 1973 was 64, and 51 in 2001.

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