Name: Powell

Origin and Meaning of the Name Powell

  • Meaning:
    Son of Hywel
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Small; humble
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (POW el)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Powell)
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Miscellaneous Info for Powell

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Either a surname formed from a contraction of the Welsh 'Ap Hywel' ('son of Hywel') or an English form of Paul.

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