Howes Name Meaning

topographic name from the plural of Middle English how ‘barrow’ (see Howe 1) possibly a variant of House. patronymic from Hugh.

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


Similar surnames: Howe, Lowes, Hoes, Hewes, Hodes, Rokes, Bowes, Rowe, Howey, Hopes

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Howes Family Origin

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Howes Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Howes occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Howes's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Howes family was Bricklayer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howes.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Howes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Howes in 1943 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howes

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