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How Surname History
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- How spelling & pronunciation
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How Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of How can be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of How may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
How Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of How come may come from a craft, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like How originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
How Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as How were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of How. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the How last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like How change in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras over time.
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How Family Tree
Here are a few of the How genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Hows
- Samuel How Howe 1730 - 1804
- John How Howe 1738 - 1758
- Zaccheus How Howe 1746 - 1820
- Ephraim How Howe died 1749
- Harlan How 1883 - 1964
- Thelma How 1902 - 1983
- James Bowen How 1984 - 2009
- Anna How 1875 - 1970
- Dorothy How 1925 - 1984
- Stephen How 1946 - 2003