Origins of the Howes surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 197North West 115Isle of Man 7Yorkshire 192East Midlands 223West Midlands 346East 1235London 1926South East 962South West 203South Wales 28Mid Wales 10West WalesNorth Wales 8Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Howeses lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Howes

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    746th most common surname in the UK

    We have for the Howes surname. The oldest one dates back to 1557.

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    What are the most common Howes first names?

    William

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    Mary

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    Common jobs for Howeses

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    Commmon female occupations for Howeses in 1921

    Dressmaker

    293

    Laundress

    185

    General Servant Domestic

    170

    Domestic Servant

    137

    Charwoman

    106

    Commmon male occupations for Howeses in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    396

    General Labourer

    222

    Bricklayer

    217

    Farm Labourer

    186

    Carpenter

    165

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