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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".

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