Macdowall Surname History
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Macdowall Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Macdowall is often difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Macdowall may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Macdowall Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Macdowall come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Macdowall are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
Macdowall Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Names like Macdowall vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Macdowall were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Macdowall. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Macdowall family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
Last names similar to MacdowallMacdowd, MacDowe, Macdowel, Macdowell, Mac dowell, Macdowellrichard, Macdowgall, Macdowna, Macdowney, Macdox, Macdoygall, MacDray, Macdrust, Mac Drust, MacDryfuss, Mac Du, MacDuach, Mac Dubh, MacDubhtach, MacDubihn
Macdowall Family Tree
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- John Of Macdowall, 9th Lord of Garland 1504 - 1547
- Uchtred Of Macdowall, 8th of Garland 1482 - 1531
- John MacDowall Macdowell 1575 - 1631
- Uchtred Of Macdowall, 11th Lord of Garthland 1546 - 1600
- Thomas Macdowall 1454 - 1513
- Uchtred Of Macdowall, 7th Lord of Garthland 1490 - 1513
- Donald Macdowall 1210 - 1238
- Dougall (Dubhghall) Macdowall 1180 - ?
- Dougal (Dubhghall) Macdowall 1235 - 1295
- Dougall Of Macdowall, 2nd of Garochloyne