Paul D. Howes

Paul Howes lives in New Jersey and when not indulging his obsession into family history is an executive coach. For most of his professional life he was an actuary and human resource consultant, having lived in six countries and worked in over 50. Paul has lectured on his award-winning study into the Howes, House, Howse and Hows names on both sides of the Atlantic. He has been a member of the Guild of One-Name Studies for four years and was recently appointed the US National Representative for the Guild.

Howse your name changed?

My last post described how a family’s name changed upon their arrival in the US.  It elicited a comment (for which thanks) that the name HOUSE pronounced by a Dorset person could easily sound like HOWES to American ears.  I promised to respond in my next post.  So here goes! One family’s experience The word …

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House your name spelt?

As mentioned in my last post, I took on this One-Name Study to extend my knowledge of my name and, in the process, learn more about its origin and then share that back with the world.  A further real benefit has been to extend the joys of problem solving to reconstructing family histories for other people’s …

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