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The nationality of Howford can be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Howford may be in dispute depending on whether the name originated organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Howford come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Howford come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Howford family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Howford were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Howford. Last names like Howford vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries over the years.

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