Howard

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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Famous quotes containing the word howard:

    Cathleen: That’s Rhett Butler. He’s from Charleston. He has the most terrible reputation.
    Scarlett O’Hara: He looks as if, as if he knows what I look like without my shimmy.
    —Sidney Howard (1891–1939)

    Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
    Julius J. Epstein, screenwriter, Philip Epstein, screenwriter, Howard Koch, screenwriter, and Michael Curtiz. Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart)

    There is not a subject in which I take a deeper interest than I do in the development of Alaska, and I propose, if Congress will follow by recommendations, to do something in that territory that will make it move on.
    —William Howard Taft (1857–1930)