FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Rhodes Steven Lee
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
4/21/2021 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES INC /MD/ [HBAN]
(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

HUNTINGTON CENTER, 41 S. HIGH STREET
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                          _____ 10% Owner
___X___ Officer (give title below)        _____ Other (specify below)
EVP of Principal Subsidiary /
(Street)

COLUMBUS, OH 43287      

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(MM/DD/YYYY)
 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)

_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock 102700.0000 (1)D  
Common Stock 243.0000 I By Issuer's Supplemental Stock Purchase and Tax Savings Plan 

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date ExercisableExpiration DateTitleAmount or Number of Shares
Employee/Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 5/1/2021 (2)5/1/2030 Common Stock 38006.0000 $8.5700 D  
Employee/Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 5/1/2018 (3)5/1/2027 Common Stock 12811.0000 $13.0900 D  
Employee/Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 5/1/2020 (3)5/1/2029 Common Stock 27094.0000 $13.7700 D  
Employee/Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 5/1/2019 (3)5/1/2028 Common Stock 21802.0000 $14.8100 D  
Employee/Director Stock Option (Right to Buy) 3/26/2022 (2)3/26/2031 Common Stock 22095.0000 $16.0800 D  

Explanation of Responses:
(1) Figure includes 38,125 RSU awards previously granted that will vest in shares of common stock over the passage of time.
(2) The options become exercisable in 4 equal annual increments beginning on the first anniversary of the date of grant. The date reported is the first anniversary when a portion of the options first become exercisable.
(3) The options become exercisable in 4 equal annual increments beginning on the first anniversary of the date of grant. The date reported is the first anniversary when a portion of the options first became exercisable.

Remarks:
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Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director10% OwnerOfficerOther
Rhodes Steven Lee
HUNTINGTON CENTER
41 S. HIGH STREET
COLUMBUS, OH 43287


EVP of Principal Subsidiary

Signatures
Elizabeth B. Moore, Attorney-in-Fact4/29/2021
Signature of Reporting PersonDate


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