What does Howe mean?
Howe [howe] as a boys' name is of Old German and Middle English origin, and the meaning of Howe is "lofty one; hill". Also a place name. Elias Howe patented the first sewing machine in 1845.
Associated with: hill (mountain).
Howe has 1 variant: How.Creative forms:
(male) Erowe, Hawe, ..
(female) Hone, Hose, .. Middle name pairings:
Howe Dominique (H.D.), ..
How popular is Howe?
Howe is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#775 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Howe has not been listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Howe is pronounced similarly to Hai, Hew, Hewe, Hewie, Hi, Hough, Howie, Huey▼, Hugh▼, Huw, Hy and Jo. Other recommended names are Dawe, Dowe, Hale, Hawes, Hawk, Hawke, Haws, Hewet, Hob, Hobey, Hobie, Hodge, Holt, Homer▼, Honi, Hosea▼, Howel, Howell, Howlen, Hoyce, Hoyt, Hube, Hume, Hywel, Loewe, Lowe and Rowe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Howe.See names in meaning and etymology.