Howard is a popular English language occupational given name of Middle English origin, meaning "sheep herder". A diminutive is "Howie" and its shortened form is "Ward" (most common in the 19th century). Between 1900-1960, Howard ranked in the U.S. Top 200; between 1960–1990, it ranked in the U.S. Top 400; between 1990–2004, it ranked in the U.S. Top 600. People with the given name Howard or its variants include:
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... Howard is a census-designated place in southern Howard Township, Knox County, Ohio, United States ... The United States Postal Service has assigned Howard the ZIP Code 43028 ... East Knox High School is located in Howard ...
... In college, Howard was regarded as one of the best defensive big men in the country ... Draft, NBA analyst Doug Collins described Howard as a player who can "play with his back to the basket and can shoot from about 16 feet outside" and who "plays with a ... Nash, told Jerry Bembry of The Baltimore Sun that Howard was "as fundamentally sound as any player in the draft" and that he "has a discipline about his game and ...
... Thomas Howard, 5th Duke of Norfolk (9 March 1627 – 13 December 1677) was an English noble ... He was born to Henry Frederick Howard, 22nd Earl of Arundel and Lady Elizabeth Stuart ... The duties of Earl Marshal were exercised by his brother, Sir Henry Howard, who, in 1677, succeeded him as Duke ...
... Howard provided the Mavericks with a back-to-the-basket player who moved into the starting power-forward position, enabling Dirk Nowitzki to play ... During the season, Howard tallied 16 double-doubles and five 30-point performances in 81 games, while averaging 18.0 points and 7.1 rebounds ... with All-Star Michael Finley and future MVPs Steve Nash and Nowitzki, Howard was the highest paid player ...
... for her unauthorized engagement to Lord Thomas Howard, who died in the Tower of London in 1537 because of his misalliance with her, and again in 1540 for an affair with ...
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—William Howard Taft (18571930)
“What is Americanism? Every one has a different answer. Some people say it is never to submit to the dictation of a King. Others say Americanism is the pride of liberty and the defence of an insult to the flag with their gore. When some half-developed person tramples on that flag, we should be ready to pour out the blood of the nation, they say. But do we not sit in silence when that flag waves over living conditions which should be an insult to all patriotism?”
—Anna Howard Shaw (18471919)
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—William Howard Taft (18571930)