Howe from the Old Norse: haugr meaning hill, knoll, or mound may refer to:

  • a tumulus (barrow), in particular a Bowl barrow.

Places in the United Kingdom:

  • Howe, North Yorkshire
  • Howe, Norfolk
  • Maeshowe, Orkney
  • Duggleby Howe, East Yorkshire

Places in the United States:

  • Howe, Indiana
  • Howe, Minneapolis, a neighborhood in the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Howe, Oklahoma
  • Howe, Texas
  • Howe Township, Forest County, Pennsylvania
  • Howe Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania


  • Howe (surname)


  • Lord Howe Island, Australia
  • HMS Howe, several British warships with this name
  • Howe Military School in Howe, Indiana
  • Howe of Fife

Other articles related to "howe":

Michael Howe (bushranger)
... Michael Howe (1787 – 21 October 1818) was a the leader of a bushranger gang in Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) ... Howe was born at Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, son of Thomas Howe and his wife Elizabeth ... In May 1814 Howe gave himself up to the authorities in response to an offer of clemency made by Governor Macquarie ...
Howe, North Yorkshire
54.217500°N 1.454100°W / 54.217500 -1.454100 Howe Howe OS grid reference SE356803 Civil parish Howe District Hambleton Shire county North Yorkshire Region Yorkshire and the ... Howe, from the Old Norse word haugr, is an Middle English topographic name for someone who lived by a small hill or a man-made mound or barrow ...

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