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What does Macdowell mean?

Macdowell Pronunciation of Macdowell [mac-dow-ell] as a boys' name. The meaning of the name Macdowell is "son of Dougal". Macdowell is a version of Macdougal (Scottish, Gaelic).


Macdowell has 1 variant: Mcdowell.

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Middle name pairings:
Macdowell Rodrigo (M.R.), ..

How popular is Macdowell?

Macdowell is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#17884 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Macdowell has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Macdowell name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Macdowell outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Blackwell, Caddell, Cadell, Caldwell, Cardell, Carswell, Caswell, Crowell, Gardell, Hallewell, Halliwell, Hallowell, Hartwell, Harwell, Howell, Ladell, Lowell, Macardell (see Macardle), Maccowan (see Macgowan), Maccowen (see Macgowan), Macdonald, Macgowan, Macneal, Macneill, Macniel, Mandel, Mandell, Manoel, Mansell, Marcell, Mardel, Markell, Marlowe, Marshell, Martell, Marvell, Marzell, Maurell, Maxwell, Maxwelle, Mccardell, Mcdonald, Mcdougal, Mcgowen, Mendell, Migdoll (see Migdal), Morell, Nowell, Powell, Randell, Rockwell, Rowell, Sachiell (see Sachiel), Samwell, Vachell (see Vachel), Waddell, Wadell, Wardell and Waydell (see Wade). These names tend to be more commonly used than Macdowell.

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