Howle Family History

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Howle Name Meaning

English (mainly Staffordshire): habitational name from Howle in Shropshire, named from Old English hugol ‘hillock’, ‘mound’.

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

Similar surnames: Hole, Howe, Howley, Houle, Hoyle, Fowle, Holme, Rowley, Hawley, Holle

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Howle Family Origin

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Howle Family Occupations

What did your Howle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Brass Founder, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howle. A less common occupation for the Howle family was (W & M) Rule Maker. The most common Howle occupation in the UK was Brass Founder. 6% of Howle's were Brass Founders.

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  • Brass Founder

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • (W & M) Rule Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Howle ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Howle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Howle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 588 immigration records available for the last name Howle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Howle. For the veterans among your Howle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Howle Life Expectancy

What is the average Howle lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Howle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Howle in 1950 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Howle ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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