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O'Dell Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of O'Dell come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like O'Dell come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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