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Gender: Male Meaning of Powell: "son of Howell" Origin of Powell: English

The name Powell is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Howell". Powell and is often added to lists like Cool Boys’ Names—Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #11".

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Powerful surname choice with many distinguished bearers, fresher sounding than Parker.

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Famous People Named Powell

Powell Foulk Clayton, US Senator from Arkansas and ambassador to Mexico

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