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What does Howe mean?

Howe Pronunciation of 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).

Variations

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Howe name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Howe outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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