O'Connell (name)

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Family name
Meaning O'Connell: "descendant of Conall"
Region of origin Ireland
Language(s) of origin Gaelic: Ó Conaill
Related names 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