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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Howlett

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From a Middle English diminutive of Hugh.

  1. A patronymic surname​.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Howlett

James Howlett is a comics character.


Liam Howlett is a big beat, electronic dance music, alternative rock, alternative dance, electropunk, hardcore (electronic dance music genre), breakbeat, and breakbeat hardcore musician. He plays Synthesizer, Keyboard instrument, Sampler (musical instrument), Direct-drive turntable, and Drum machine. His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to present. Liam was given the name Liam Paris Howlett on August 21st, 1971 in Braintree, Essex, England.


Ben Howlett is a for Bath and Member of parliament. He has been prominent since 2015. Ben was born on August 21st, 1986.


Doug Howlett is a rugby player.


Mike Howlett is a progressive rock and new wave music musician. Mike was born on April 27th, 1950 in Lautoka, Fiji. Mike is also known as Mister T. Being.


Noel Howlett was an actor. He was most prominent from 1936 to 1984. Noel was born on December 22nd, 1902 in Maidstone, Kent, England, UK. He passed away on October 26th, 1984.


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Popularity of Howlett as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Howlett U.S.
  White 83.24% 64.26%
  African American 11.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.73% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.83% 16.26%

Of Last Name Howlett

People with the last name Howlett are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Howlett

  • How Popular is the name Howlett? As a last name Howlett was the 6,355th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Howlett first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Howlett is Wednesday, June 7th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Howlett? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Howlett. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Howlett: Your name in reverse order is Ttelwoh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wolhtte. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Howlett? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,364 people with the last name Howlett.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Howlett? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Howlett as their last name.

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