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Mac Giolla Phóil, Powell, Hywel


The surname Powell is an Anglicized form of Welsh surname "Hywel" ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning "eminent". Powell is also sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic "Mac Giolla Phóil", meaning ‘son of the servant of St. Paul’