Howell
Origin/Usage
Welsh
Pronunciation
HOW-əl
Meaning
Eminent or distinguished
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Howell is a very distinguished and old Welsh name, derived from the Old Welsh given name 'Hywel', which means 'eminent or prominent'. The name was first anglicized to 'Huwell'.

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Howell Heflin - politician
Howell Raines - journalist

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