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Mcconnell Family History

Mcconnell Name Meaning
Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnuill ‘son of Domhnall’ (see McDonald).Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conaill ‘son of Conall’, a personal name probably composed of the elements con, an inflected form of cú ‘hound’ or ‘wolf’, + gal ‘valor’. This was borne by many early chieftains and warriors of Ireland, including the Ulster hero Conall Cearnach, and one of the two sons of Niall of the Nine Hostages, who gave his name to Tir Conaill ‘Conall’s land’, otherwise known as County Donegal. It was further popularized by the fame of a 7th-century Irish saint, abbot of Inis Caoil.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Mcconnell Families

  • Number of Mcconnell families
     141 - 280
     48 - 140
     1 - 47
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcconnell families
     413 - 824
     138 - 412
     1 - 137
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcconnell Family Origin

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Mcconnell Emigration Information (US)

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Mcconnell Emigration Information (AU)

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Mcconnell Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

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