Howie Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Hugh.

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


Similar surnames: Howe, Hoxie, Dowie, Dobie, Opie, Hodge, Houle, Hosie, Bowie, Howle

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Howie Family Origin

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Howie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howie. The most common Howie occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Howie's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Howie family was Annuitant.

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Howie Historical Records

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Howie Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Howie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Howie in 1944 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howie

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