O'Connell (name)

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O'Connell
Language(s)Gaelic: Ó Conaill
Origin
MeaningO'Connell: "descendant of Conall"
Region of originIreland
Other names
Variant form(s)Conall
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O'Connell is a last name of Irish origin.[1] It is an Anglicisation of the Gaelic Ó Conaill (meaning "descendant of Conall").[1] The personal name Conall is possibly composed of the elements con (from meaning "hound" or "wolf") and gal (meaning "valour").[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d O'Connell Name Meaning and Origin Retrieved on 2008-01-21