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How - Meaning of How

What does How mean?

[ 1 syll. how, ho-w ] The baby boy name How is pronounced HHAW †. How's language of origin is Old Norse and Old Welsh.

How is a variant transcription of Howard (English).

How is also a short form of Howell (English and Welsh).

See also the related category welsh.

How is an infrequently used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to How, Howard was the most commonly used.

Baby names that sound like How include Hao (Chinese), Hau (Vietnamese), Howe, Hai (Vietnamese), Haie (Dutch), Haye (Dutch), Hayy, Heh, Hei, Hew (Welsh), Hewe (Spanish), Hi, Hieu (Vietnamese), Hiu (Hawaiian), Ho (Chinese and English), Hoa (Vietnamese), Hoh, Hu, Hugh (English), and Hughee.

† English pronunciation for How: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AW as in "cow (K.AW)"


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