US Popularity:4842
Other Origin(s):British, Norse
Meaning:Hill, lofty one; Of Howard; Heart-brave; High defender, chief guardian
Howe is a boy's name of German, English, and Old Norse origin, meaning "hill" or "lofty one." While traditionally a surname, it's been riding the wave of trendy vintage names. Howe may also take after the perennial favorite Howard, which means "heart-brave," "high defender," and "chief guardian." A dreamer at heart, young Howe will weather life's peaks and valleys with courage and flair!

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  • Elias Howe

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