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Howells Name Meaning

Welsh: from Howell, with English patronymic -s.

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


Similar surnames: Howell, Bowell, Powell, Howes, Howen, Rowles, Cowell, Hovell, Mowell

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Howells Family Origin

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Howells Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Howells family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howells. The most common Howells occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Howells's were Farmers.

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Howells Historical Records

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Howells Life Expectancy

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