Last name: CANNELL

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CANNELL : This last name is indexed 26,063 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CANNELL : 1: Manx: shortened form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnaill ‘son of Domhnall’. It is equivalent to Scottish McDonald and Irish McConnell. Domhnall was sometimes Anglicized as Daniel in Ireland and the Isle of Mann. The Manx placename Ballacannell (one in Arbory another in Lonan) is ‘Cannell's farm’ from the surname.2: English: perhaps from Middle English canel ‘cinnamon’ (Old French canele) a metonymic occupational name denoting a spicer.3: English: alternatively perhaps from Middle English can(n)el Old French canel chanel denoting someone who lived by a water channel or a city drain.4: English: variant of Canwell a habitational name either from Canwell (Staffordshire) or perhaps of Norman origin from Canville-les-Deux-Eglises Seine-Maritime (France).5: Variant of Canell a surname of French origin.

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