What does Howells mean?
Howells [how-ells] as a name for boys has its root in Welsh, and Howells means "eminent, remarkable". Howells is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -s, of Howell (Welsh): anglicized form of Hywel.
Howells has 1 relation via Howell: Howel.Creative forms:
(male) Hoells, Honells, ..
(female) Howellsi, Howhal, .. Middle name pairings:
Howells Willie (H.W.), ..
How popular is Howells?
Howells is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#10363 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Howell is the only popular varying form of Howells (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. This form of Howells was at the apex of its popularity 125 years ago (usage of 0.01%). Shown below is a study of the popularity of the boy name Howells and affiliated names. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Hamell, Harwell, Hawes, Hollis, Homeros, Homerus, Howe, Howlan, Howlen, Hywel, Lowell▼, Nowell, Powell, Rowell and Wells. These names tend to be more commonly used than Howells.See names in meaning and etymology.