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Connell Genealogy and Connell Family History Information

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About the Connell surname


  • O'Connell is a last name of Irish origin.
  • It is an Anglicisation of the Gaelic Ó Conaill (meaning "descendant of Conall")
  • The personal name Conall is possibly composed of the elements con (from cú meaning "hound" or "wolf") and gal (meaning "valour")

Related names:

  • Conall

Some famous Connells

  • Aaron D. O'Connell, Creator of the world's first quantum machine
  • Eileen O'Connell (Irish writer)
  • Helen O'Connell (1920–1993), American singer, actress, and dancer
  • Thomas J. O'Connell (1882–1969), Irish politician