Howe Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning
Howe Surname Origin
A high place, a hill; critically, a hill in a valley. De La Howe, 'from the hill,' was originally the name of the family. They came to England with William the Conqueror. (See Athill.)
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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