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The meaning of Macdonnell come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Macdonnell are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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Family names like Macdonnell transform in how they're written as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Macdonnell were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Macdonnell. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Macdonnell name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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