What does Howard mean?
The meaning of Howard is "noble watchman".
Howard is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ho-ward.
The Given Name Howard
Elegant yet mesmerizing, the name is a great blend of character and flair.
Howard remains a favorite due to its delightful and sweet nature.
Howard falls into the classic name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Howard Florey, Howard Hawks, and Howard Hughes.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,036 in baby name popularity for boys with 194 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
View the Howard Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Howard has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Howard to other names.
Howard Related Names
Howard has the diminutive (nickname) Howie.
- Howard Florey ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1945
- Howard Hawks ~ Film Director
- Howard Hughes ~ Business Mogul
- Howard Martin Temin ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1975
- Howard Shore ~ Musician
Howard Name Fun
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