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The nationality of Howley may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Howley may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Howley come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Howley come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Howley were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Howley. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Howley last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Howley vary in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages over the years.

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