Howe

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Howe when derived from the Old Norse: haugr means hill, knoll, or mound and may refer to a tumulus, or barrow.[1] However when derived from Old English: hol it can refer to a hollow or dell.[2]

Places[edit]

In the United Kingdom[edit]

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People[edit]

Historic American buildings[edit]

Schools[edit]

Other[edit]

  • HMS Howe, several British warships with this name
  • Howe baronets, two extinct titles in the Baronetage of England
  • Howe & Co, a firm of solicitors in Ealing, London, England

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kenneth Cameron, (1963), English Place-names, page 117. Taylor & Francis
  2. ^ Eric Partridge, (1977), Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English, page 1370. Routledge. ISBN 0203421140