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ˈhaʊ əlzhow·ells

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  1. Howells, William Dean Howellsnoun

    United States writer and editor (1837-1920)


  1. howells

    Howells refers to a surname of Welsh origin, which means 'son of Hywel'. It could also possibly refer to significant figures with that last name, such as William Dean Howells, who was a prominent American author, literary critic, and playwright during the late 19th and early 20th century. The specific context where the term is used will determine its exact meaning.


  1. Howells

    Howells is a village in Colfax County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 561 at the 2010 census.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Howells is ranked #10772 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Howells surname appeared 2,961 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Howells.

    92.9% or 2,751 total occurrences were White.
    2.5% or 75 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 66 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 42 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of howells in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of howells in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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