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Howaldt is a German family name . In an interpretation from 1925, the name is derived from Hugold and this again from the Gothic huge , Old High German hugu = "thinking spirit ". Huginwalt = "who rules with the spirit".

The Howaldt founding family , which is treated in the German gender book of 1936, can be traced back to Jacob Howaldt (around 1530), master furrier in Löbejün near Halle im Saalekreis .

coat of arms

The coat of arms is described as follows: “In blue, three radiating silver swords with golden hilts, pointed with their tips pointing downwards on the sighted crescent moon; three blue-gold-blue feathers growing on the blue-gold-puffed helmet with the same cover. "

Well-known namesake

Coat of arms (1830) described in DtGB 1936, Vol. 91
(see web link)

David Ferdinand Howaldt (1772–1850), goldsmith in Braunschweig

His sons and descendants:

See also


Web links

Commons : Howaldt  - collection of images, videos and audio files