Howard: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Derived from an Old Norse name, Hāvarðr, which was comprised of elements meaning "high guardian." But the script will have to be flipped when your little Howard is a toddler, and you'll be the guardian of all the high places he'll try climbing to.


Howie, Ward.

Famous people named Howard:

Politician Howard Dean; radio personality Howard Stern; sports broadcaster Howard Cosell; actor Howard "Howie" Mandel; aviation pioneer/film mogul Howard Hughes.

Fun fact:

Pop culture has a few undercover Howards - like rapper Howard Bailey, Jr. (a.k.a. Chingy) and writer Howard "H.P." Lovecraft.

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