Usage: Howell, of Celtic origin, is not a popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Howell are in general originating from United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Howell across the world, see Hywel.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 3.
The name Howell is ranked on the 15,571st position of the most used names. It means that this name is rarely used.
We estimate that there are at least 14600 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.001% of the population.
The name Howell has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Howell for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
History and Origin
English and Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh name Hywel, or a transferred use of the surname derived from that name.
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