14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Powell Family History

Powell Name Meaning

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

7,658,932 Historical Documents with Powell on Ancestry.co.uk
1,935,834 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
216,430 Military Records
109,552 Immigration Records
1,350,933 Census and Voter Lists
4,046,183 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Powell Families

Powell census records

You can use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Powell surname lived over the years.

While the questions in census records vary from place to place, and year to year, you can generally find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, occupations, etc.

View all Powell census records >

Powell Family Origin

Find out where people with the family name Powell lived before coming to the United Kingdom. Using Ancestry, you can search through passenger arrival records, naturalization records, border crossings, emigration records, passport applications, and even convict transportation records.

Powell Family Occupations

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Powell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestors social and economic status.

Military Service by Powell

Did the fight in a war? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation and even physical descriptions.

Message Board about Powell

Browse message boards to get helpful hints from other people researching the name Powell.

There are no messages in the Powell message board.
Look up another family name