Macdowell - Meaning of Macdowell

What does Macdowell mean?

[ syll. mac-do-wel(l), ma-cdowe-ll ] The baby boy name Macdowell has its origins in the Scottish Gaelic language. The name's meaning is son of the dark stranger. It is derived from the element 'mac' meaning son. It represents the transferred use of the surname as a given name.

Macdowell is a variant transcription of the name Macdougal (English).

The names Macdowel and McDowell are variant transcriptions of Macdowell.

Dow (diminutive form) is another variant of Macdowell.

See also the related form, Dowell.

See also the related categories, dark, son (heir), and stranger.

Macdowell is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Macdowell include MacDowell, Mazatl, Mecatl, Meztli, Migdahl, Migdoll, and Magdiel.

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