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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 If You Like Parker, You Might Love... and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF based on my extended family!".

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

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Famous People Named Powell

Author Anthony Powell
C. F. Powell, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics

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