HOWARD (2) English
Occupational name meaning "ewe herder"
, from Old English eowu
"ewe" and hierde
Name for one who lived on a hill, from Middle English how "hill"
(of Norse origin).
in Czech, perhaps used to denote someone who worked for a count or acted like a count.
in Czech, most likely used to denote a person who grew or sold pears.
From Chinese 胡 (hú)
meaning "beard, whiskers, recklessly, wildly, barbarian"
Occupational name for a farmer, derived from Old High German huoba "plot of land, farm"
From the name of a town in the Yorkshire region of England, which means "Hudel's town" in Old English.
From various English place names, derived from the Old English given name Huda
combined with halh
Means "garden, orchard"
in Spanish, ultimately from Latin hortus
Means "spur of a hill"
, from Old English hoh
HUMMEL (2) German, Dutch
Nickname for a busy person, from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch hommel
, Middle High German hummel
, all meaning "bee"
HUNTER English, Scottish
Occupational name that referred to someone who hunted for a living, from Old English hunta
Originally a name for a person who lived near a thicket of trees, from Old English hyrst "thicket"
From the name of a town in Cheshire. The final element is Old English leah
"woodland, clearing", while the first element might be hux
"insult, scorn". A famous bearer was the British author Aldous Huxley (1894-1963).
Derived from the name of an English place meaning "hook post", from Old English hoc
"hook" and stapol
From Middle English hide
, a unit of land, approximately the size necessary to support a household.
HYLAND (1) English
Topographic name meaning "high land"
, from Old English heah