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Origin and popularity of the name POWNALL

Origin

Pownall : English (Lancashire and Cheshire): habitational name from Pownall Hall in Cheshire first recorded in the 12th century as Pohenhale from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Pohha + Old English halh ‘nook corner of land’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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Geographic distribution of the 3,166 individuals with the name POWNALL on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name POWNALL

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