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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name POWNALL


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’.


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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