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O'Connell (name)

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Language(s)Irish: Ó Conaill
MeaningO'Connell: "descendant of Conall"
Region of originIreland
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Variant form(s)Conall

O'Connell is a noble surname of Irish origin.[1] It is an anglicisation of the Irish Ó Conaill (meaning "descendant of Conall").[1] The personal name Conall is composed of the elements con (from meaning "hound") and gal (meaning "valour").[1] The O'Connell family were a noted clan of Derrynane, Munster.


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