A Welsh name. Some write the name "Hoel," which they translate as "lordly." This name may come from "huail," meaning a vice regent or regent. One authority derives the name from the Cornish-British word "houl," the sun, meaning high or exalted. Hywel likely comes from "hywel," conspicuous. Howel is the English form of Hywel.
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