× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016


Howey Early Origins



The surname Howey was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire. The family originated in Howie, now believed to be an obsolete place name. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

Close

Howey Spelling Variations


Expand

Howey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Howie, Howe, Howey, Howy and others.

Close

Howey Early History


Expand

Howey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Howey research. Another 349 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1519, 1567, 1591, 1667 and 1625 are included under the topic Early Howey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Howey Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Howey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Howey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Howey In Ireland


Expand

Howey In Ireland



Some of the Howey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 33 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Howey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert Howey, who arrived in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1886

Howey Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Robert Howey U.E. who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Howey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Howey, aged 22, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Monsoon"
  • John Howey, aged 20, a baker, arrived in South Australia in 1860 aboard the ship "Schah Jehan"

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Howey (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Howey (post 1700)



  • William John Howey (1876-1938), American real-estate developer and citrus grower in Florida, founded and served as mayor for the town of Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida
  • Joseph H. Howey (1901-1973), American physicist and academic administrator at the Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Benjamin Franklin Howey (1828-1893), American Republican politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey (1883-1885)
  • Walter Crawford Howey (1882-1954), American newspaper editor for the Hearst Corporation, inspiration of the character Walter Burns in the play The Front Page (1928)
  • Steven Michael Robert "Steve" Howey (b. 1977), American film and television actor, best known for his role as Van Montgomery in the television series Reba
  • Benjamin Franklin Howey (1828-1893), American Republican politician,U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1883-85; Candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1886
  • A. J. Howey, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Ohio State House of Representatives from Cuyahoga County, 1897
  • Peter Howey (b. 1958), English former professional footballer
  • Lee Howey (b. 1969), former English football player, older brother of Steve Howey
  • Kate Louise Howey MBE (b. 1973), British silver and bronze medalist judoka, 1997 World Champion
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Howey Family Crest Products


Expand

Howey Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  7. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  8. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  10. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  11. ...

The Howey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Howey Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 11 August 2016 at 13:38.

Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest