Last name: POWELL

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POWELL : This last name is indexed 676,638 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

POWELL : 1: Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’ a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ (see Howell).2: Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of Saint Paul’ (see Guilfoyle).3: English: variant of Paul or Poole.

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