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The Welsh surname Howell, also found in England, is derived from the personal name Hywel meaning “eminent,” popular since the Middle Ages in particular in honor of the great 10th-century law-giving Welsh king. The first written reference to the name is in 1100 when Geffrei Hoel is recorded in the "Old English Byname Register", Devonshire. Other early records include Early examples of the surname from this source include: Walter de Huwella and Alfredus de Howella (Lincolnshire, 1165 and 1177 respectively). Other examples are Walter de Huwella of Lincoln in 1165, Willaim Hoel of Norfolk in 1221, and John Howle of Cambridge in 1327. Thomas Howell, was chaplain to Charles 1, in 1640. Today there are approximately 110,000 bearers of the surname Howell living in The United States.
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