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Howcroft Name Meaning

English (mainly south Lancashire): habitational name from some place named as a smallholding (see Croft) on the spur of a hill (see Huff), e.g. Howcroft in Rimington, West Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Holdcroft, Cockcroft, Barcroft, Ashcroft, Beecroft, Haycraft, Croft

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Howcroft Family Origin

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Howcroft Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%
  • Housekeeper

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howcroft. The most common Howcroft occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Howcroft's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Howcroft family was Housekeeper.

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Howcroft Historical Records

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Howcroft Life Expectancy

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