Howey Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: variant of Howie. Irish: variant of Hoey.

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


Similar surnames: Cowey, Hooey, Hoy, Havey, Dowey, Howrey, Howes, Hosey, Holey, Lowrey

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Howey Family Origin

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Howey Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Agr Lab

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Howey family was Annuitant. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Agr Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howey. The most common Howey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Howey's were Coal Miners.

Source: Census data for Howey | Data not to scale

Howey Historical Records

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Howey Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Howey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Howey in 1944 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howey

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