Meaning of Howard

How•ard

Pronunciation: (hou'urd), [key]
— n.
  1. c1520–42, fifth wife of Henry VIII.
  2. 1850–1928, English town planner.
  3. See
  4. (Leslie Stainer), 1893–1943, English actor.
  5. 1883–1964, U.S. editor and newspaper publisher.
  6. 1891–1939, U.S. playwright and short-story writer.
  7. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “brave heart.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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