Who can see your post?Your post will show up in News Feed, on your profile and in search results.
54,667 Global MCDOWELL Family Members
Stay informed about MCDOWELL Family events
26 MCDOWELL Members Joined
Our in-person family gatherings
Ireland's President Higgins family message
Our TEDx talk about family gatherings
MCDOWELL Family HistoryRecorded in many forms including MacDowall, MacDowell, McDowell, MacDowal, MacDoual, McDugald, McDougal, McDuall, McDill, McDool, and McCool, this is a surname of Scottish origins, which is also well recorded in Ireland. It is a development of the pre 10th century Old Gaelic "MacDubhghaill" from the male given name "Dubhghall", composed of the elements "dubh", meaning black or dark, and "gall", a stranger. It is said that this was frequently used as a nickname for Scandinavian-Viikings, and in particular to distinguish the darker-haired Danes from fair-haired Norwegians. The clan are descended from Dugall, the eldest son of Somerled of the Isles, a family described by the late Dr...
PublicAnyone on or off Wales101
FriendsYour friends on Wales101
SpecificOnly show to some friends
Only meOnly you can see your post
Jan I Berlage
Areas of Origin for MCDOWELL
Invite more MCDOWELL family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the MCDOWELL tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest