Howard


Howard

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name = Howard


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pronunciation="HOW-erd"
gender =Masculine
meaning ="noble watchman"
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origin =England
related names =Howie, Ward
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Howard is a popular English language occupational given name of Old English origin, meaning "noble watchman". Its nickname is "Howie" and its shortened form is "Ward" (most common in the 19th century). Between 1900-1960, Howard ranked in the U.S. Top 200; between 1960-1990, it ranked in the U.S. Top 400; between 1990-2004, it ranked in the U.S. Top 600. [cite web |url=http://www.thinkbabynames.com/search.php?s=Howard&g=1&t=1 |title=Howard, name meaning and origin |publisher=thinkbabynames.com |accessdate=2008-02-12] People with the given name Howard or its variants include:

Howard, given name

* Howard "Halifax" Brown (?-), British advert singer
* Howard Cosell (1918 - 1995), sports broadcaster
* Howard Dean (born 1948), American politician
* Howard Donald (born 1968), English singer with Take That
* Howard Goodall (born 1958), British musician, musicologist and TV presenter
* Howard Grant (born 1966), Jamaican-Canadian boxer
* Howard Hughes (1905 - 1976), American aviation pioneer and film mogul
* Howard Jones (musician) (born 1955), English
* Howard Judd (born 1935 - 2007), American physician and medical researcher
* Howard Lederer (born 1964), professional poker player
* Howard Shore (born 1946) Canadian film-score composer
* Howard Stern (born 1954), American talk-radio host
* Howard K. Stern (born 1968), attorney for Anna Nicole Smith
* H. P. Lovecraft (1890 - 1937), American writer

Howie, nickname

* Howie B (born 1963), Scottish musician and producer
* Howie Carr (born 1952), American journalist
* Howie Day (born 1981), American singer-songwriter
* Howie Dorough (born 1973), American musician with Backstreet Boys
* Howie Epstein (1955 - 2003), American musician
* Howie Hawkins, American politician and activist
* Howie Long (born 1960), American football player
* Howie Mandel (born 1955), Canadian comedian and actor
* Howie Meeker (born 1924), Canadian hockey player, TV sports announcer, Member of Parliament
* Howie Morenz (1902 – 1937), Canadian ice hockey player
* Howie Nave (born 1956), American comedian, radio personality, writer, promoter and movie critic
* Howie Rose (born 1954), American sportscaster
* Howie Winter (born 1929), American mobster

Ward, shortened form

* Ward Burton (born 1961), American NASCAR racer
* Ward Christensen, American computer programmer and creator of the Xmodem and the first BBS
* Ward Cunningham (born 1949), American founder of "WikiWikiWeb"
* Ward Connerly (born 1939), American writer and political activist
* Ward Churchill (born 1947), American controversial writer and political activist
* Ward Weaver III (born 1963), American convicted felon

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