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Howard - Letter H - Boy Baby Names

In our Howard boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Howard
  • Meaning: Strong Minded
  • Origin: German
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 343,787 boys given the name Howard. That is approximately 0.20% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Howard is most popular in California, New York, Texas, Florida, and Pennsylvania.
  • Similar sounding names: Hardie, Hardy, Hart, Hayward, Heyward, Horatio, Howard
  • Popularity of Howard:
    YearRankTotal 2012 988 200 2011 962 205 2010 901 226 2009 944 215 2008 904 229 2007 864 240 2006 840 242 2005 823 229 2004 773 235 2003 718 258 2002 688 264