Other Origin(s):British, Irish
Meaning:Son of the servant of St. Paul; Eminent; Son of Hywel
Powel is a masculine name and a variant of Powell. If baby hails from the British Isles, they will appreciate this marvelous moniker as a subtle nod to their heritage. Powel is the Anglicized form of the Welsh Ap Hywel, which means "son of Hywel," with Hywel meaning "eminent," adding an extra layer of intrigue. If you prefer the Emerald Isle, Powel also has connections to Ireland as a surname equivalent to the Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil_, meaning "son of the servant of Saint Paul."_

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