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Gender: Male Origin of Howell: English variation of Hywel, an eminent Welsh king

Howell Origin and Meaning

The name Howell is a boy's name of English origin.

A familiar and usable last name turned first, though some might tie it to the snooty couple on Gilligan's Island. Or you could look at it as a homophone of the verb howl, as in something you do at the moon, which gives it a wilder feel.

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ParanoidAndroid Says:

2020-04-01T22:26:48

Howell will this name do on a baby boy? Notwell at all. Reminds me of a 60-year-old anxious businessman with these bulging pug eyes and a terrible case of the jitters.

forwritingreference Says:

2016-06-21T00:19:06

dan

fuzzycub Says:

2014-11-05T23:04:45

What wolves do when the moon is out.