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Howard Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Huard, Heward, composed of the Germanic elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Haward, composed of the Old Norse elements há ‘high’ + varðr ‘guardian’, ‘warden’. English: variant of Ewart 2. Irish: see Fogarty. Irish (County Clare) surname adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic Ó hÍomhair, which was formerly Anglicized as O’Hure.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Huard, Seward, Coward, Ward, Bovard, Howarth, Howald, Hoad, Herard

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Howard Family Origin

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Howard Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Howard. A less common occupation for the Howard family was Coal Miner. The most common Howard occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Howard's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Howard Historical Records

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Howard Life Expectancy

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