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Howard meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Howard No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old English
How to pronounce Howard ho-wa-rd What does my name mean?
Meanings: Ewe Herder Watchman Guardian of the Home High Guard English name Old High German origin, meaning composition of "mind" and "guardian", inspired by a family name. Namesakes: Howard Carter, British archaeologist.

Howard was ranked 680 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 6.85% from its previous ranking of 730 in 2015. Howard was ranked 803 in 1987 list of US girls name and dropped by 0.50% from its previous ranking of 799 in 1986.

Full form of Howard : Hard working Obliging Warm-Hearted Active Realistic Daydreamer

Howard is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1999 and ranked 1511 in 2015. Only 394 people have Howard as their first name. Howard is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Howard is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1880 and ranked 680 (0.006082% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 346369 people wear Howard as their first name. Howard is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1887 and ranked 680 (0.006082% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 346369 people have Howard as their first name. Howard is not a native United States and Howard may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.095825% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Howard
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History of Howard

The first name that comes from the United States became popular in the last century because of the reputation of a hero of the Civil War, the founder of Howard University. He then released in English-speaking countries through the romantic personality of billionaire Howard Hughes. For etymological reasons, we can celebrate the "Howard" with Hugh April 1.

Expression number of Howard is 6.

Howard have a great affection towards creativity, beauty and domestic activities of life. Howard are trustworthy, honest and behave responsibly. Howard have tendency to sacrifice their needs for others'.

Names that rhyme with Howard Ailward, Alward, Atward, Aylward, Beornward, Beorward, Broward, Charlesedward, Deerward, Deorward, Derward, Deward, Doward, Durward, Duward, Dward, Eadward, Ebward, Eddward, EdwardFamous people named Howard
Elise Howard in Sleepover Suite as Actress
Judy Howard in Anatomy of a Psycho as Actress
Dee Howard in The Ecstasies of Women as Actress
Sharon Howard in Scared Straight as Actress
Sarah Howard in Bill as Actress
Anna Howard in Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger as Cinematographer
Madeleine Howard in Emmerdale Farm as Actress
Emma Howard in The 68th Annual Tony Awards as
Karin Howard in The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter as Writer
Sarah-Jane Howard in The Landlady as Actress
Howard Hawks, director,writer,producer
Howard Stern, actor,producer,writer
Howard Ross, actor,writer
Howard Young, producer,production manager
Howard Duff, actor,director,producer
Howard Heard, editor,production manager
Howard Bernstein, producer
Howard Weisman, director,producer,executive
Howard Shore, composer
Howard Ackerman, actor
Howard Lee Addison, transportation department
Howard Adler, producer,writer
Names like Howard Howard, Howardine, Howare, Howe, Howeïna, Howeina, Howell, Howie, Howland, Howpe
Howard Namesakes Comments :Howard is a name, which is particularly common in the English-speaking world. It is also used as surname in many countries. Famous bearers of this name are Adina Howard (born 1974): American singer, Barbara Howard (born 1921): Canadian athlete, Edgar Howard (1858-1951): American politician, Howard Hawks - filmmaker. - Angelyn Almazan
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