Mcdowell Surname History
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Mcdowell Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Mcdowell may be complicated to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Mcdowell may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Mcdowell Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Mcdowell come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Mcdowell originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Grace of God".
Mcdowell Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Mcdowell were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Mcdowell. Family names like Mcdowell transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages over time. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Mcdowell name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
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Mcdowell Family Tree
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- Mac McDowell 1939 - ?
- Erna VolHardt McDowell 1938 - ?
- Raymond L McDowell 1910 - ?
- Arthur (Shine) McDowell
- Loma McDowell Phillips
- Elizabeth Mcdowell
- Anne McDonnell Mcdowell 1919 - 1996
- Margaret Cantey McDowell Venable 1836 - 1874
- James Mcdowell Mcdowell, III 1795 - 1851
- Elizabeth Preston McDowell Benton 1794 - 1854