Howen Name Meaning

English (Shropshire, Worcestershire): variant of Welsh Owen.

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


Similar surnames: Bowen, Gowen, Howey, Cowen, Howe, Lowen, Howes, Holen, Horen, Woten

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Howen Family Origin

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Howen Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    40%
  • Laborer

    40%
  • Carman

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Howen family was Carman. The most common Howen occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 40% of Howen's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Howen.

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Howen Historical Records

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Howen Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Howen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Howen in 1963 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howen

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