US Popularity:16958
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Son of Howell
Powell is a boy’s name of Welsh and British origin. Meaning “son of Howell,” the name is made up of the elements ap, a prefix meaning “son of,” and Hywel, which is a Welsh name that was Anglicized to Howell. While this is not a common surname for those who have Welsh ancestry, Powell is still quite a prevalent name today. Notable namesakes include Slade drummer Don Powell, Top Gun: Maverick actor Glen Powell, and actor Dick Powell.

Powell Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Powell is currently #16958 in U.S. births
Boy:Powell is currently #8080 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 956
from 2022
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