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Name Howard

Origin:From a Old English word for warden, guardTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Edward, HÃ¥vard, Hotaru     Details
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About Howard, the group of names with the same origin as Howard

Language of origin:Old English
Info about origin:use of the family name of an English noble family as a given name
 maybe the family name derives from a job title containing the element weard (warden)
Words:weard = the warden, the guard  Old English
Topics:Family name
Variants' top ranks:64:Howard England+Wales 1944
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SeriesGraphRankings
England+Wales decadesGraph1964 92,  1954 68,  1944 641924 93,  1914 95,  1904 95
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 560,  1980-1989 323,  1970-1979 188,  1960-1969 119
USA prevalence 1990 79
USA yearlyGraph2014 986,  2012 985,  2011 959,  2010 905,  2009 944,  2008 904,  2007 862,  2006 834,  2005 821,  2004 772,  2003 718,  2002 686,  2001 645,  2000 663,  1999 637,  1998 586,  1997 572,  1996 589,  1995 532,  1994 523,  1993 498
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