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The nationality of Howland can be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Howland may be in dispute depending on whether the surname originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Howland Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Howland come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Howland come from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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Last names like Howland vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Howland were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Howland. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Howland name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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