First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Hough, Houghton, Howell, Howel, Howells, Howden
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: topographic name for someone who lived by a small hill
or a man-made mound or barrow, Middle English how (Old Norse
haugr), or a habitational name from a place named with this
word, such as Howe in Norfolk and North Yorkshire.
- English: variant of Hugh.
- Jewish (American): Americanized form of
one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.
- Americanized form of
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