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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Howard, Leslie Howard, Leslie Howard Stainer(noun)

    English actor of stage and screen (1893-1943)

  2. Howard, Catherine Howard(noun)

    Queen of England as the fifth wife of Henry VIII who was accused of adultery and executed (1520-1542)

Wiktionary

  1. Howard(ProperNoun)

    A patronymic surname.

    Henry Howard, the most noble Earl of Surry, who flourishing in the time of King Henry the 8.th, as his name is sufficiently famous for the martial exploits of that family for many generations, so deserves he, had he his due, the particular fame of learning, wit, and poetic fancy

    Etymology: Medieval personal name from Old Norse Hávarðr, from hár ("high") + varðr ("guard") . In some cases a variant of Heward, from Old French Huard.[1]

  2. Howard(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from the Germanic languages, transferred back from the surname. Short form: Howie.

    "King Howard Kashpaw, Junior," said his new teacher. "Which one of those names would you like to be called?"

    Etymology: Medieval personal name from Old Norse Hávarðr, from hár ("high") + varðr ("guard") . In some cases a variant of Heward, from Old French Huard.[1]

  3. Howard(ProperNoun)

    A small city, the county seat of Elk County, Kansas, United States.

    Etymology: Medieval personal name from Old Norse Hávarðr, from hár ("high") + varðr ("guard") . In some cases a variant of Heward, from Old French Huard.[1]

  4. Howard(ProperNoun)

    A small city, the county seat of Miner County, South Dakota, United States.

    Etymology: Medieval personal name from Old Norse Hávarðr, from hár ("high") + varðr ("guard") . In some cases a variant of Heward, from Old French Huard.[1]

  5. Howard(ProperNoun)

    Howard University.

    Etymology: Medieval personal name from Old Norse Hávarðr, from hár ("high") + varðr ("guard") . In some cases a variant of Heward, from Old French Huard.[1]

Freebase

  1. Howard

    Howard is a village in Brown and Outagamie counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 17,399 at the 2010 census. All of this population resided in the Brown County portion of the village. It is part of the Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area. The village is mostly within Brown County; a small portion extends west into Outagamie County. It is bordered to the east by Green Bay, a sub-basin of Lake Michigan. Prior to being incorporated as the Village of Howard, the Town of Howard was commonly referred to as "Duck Creek" because of the Duck Creek waterway winding its way through the village.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Howard' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3607

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How to say Howard in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Howard in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Howard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Howard in a Sentence

  1. James Comey:

    Howard has a longstanding history of being a vibrant academic community and the perfect place to have a rich dialogue on many of the most pressing issues we face today.

  2. Charlize Theron:

    It was a relationship, for sure. We were definitely exclusive, but it was for barely a year, we never moved in. I was never going to marry Howard Stern. It was nothing like that.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Donald Trump is a combination of Ross Perot and Howard Stern. And a Howard Stern doesn't succumb to controversy ; he thrives in it.

  4. Ted Morgan:

    Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of madness, like a man who not only thinks he is Napoleon but hires an army to prove it.

  5. Tim Hubbard:

    Howard Schultz was Howard Schultz, creating one of America's most iconic brands and desired products.

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