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The nationality of Howis can be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Howis may be in dispute as result of whether the name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Howis come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Howis are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Howis last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Howis change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over generations. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Howis were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Howis.

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