Meaning and Origin of: Howe

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Hill

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • 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 Norwegian Hove.