When Frederick Theodore Howard was born on 14 September 1883, in Hull, Sioux, Iowa, United States, his father, Albert Theodore Howard, was 49 and his mother, Mary Jane Tillotson, was 36. He married Marguerite Hunter in 1916. He lived in Brookings, South Dakota, United States in 1900.
English: of Norman origin, from the Middle English personal names Huward (also Howard) and Heward, from Old French Huard (itself from ancient Germanic Hugihard, hugi- ‘mind, understanding, spirit’ + hard- ‘hardy, bold’). As Hugh appears in Middle English as both How and Hew, this is the definite origin of Heward and a source of Howard. This surname is also very common among African Americans. See Hugh .
English: from the Middle English personal name Haward or Howard, usually an Anglicized form of Old Danish Hāwarth (Old Norse Hávarthr, from há ‘high’ + varthr ‘guard, guardian, warden’). Alternation between Haward and Howard may have led to later confusion with Hayward .
English: occasionally a variant of Ewart 2.
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