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Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 37360 people with the Powell surname? In that year Powell was ranked number 79 for popularity in the UK.
The name Billy means "Form of WILLIAM - resolute guardian" and is of German origin.
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Did you know that there are currently 50556 people with the Powell surname in the UK? Powell is now ranked number 80 for popularity in the UK.
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Did you know that there are currently 282557 people with the Powell surname in the USA? Powell is ranked number 70 for popularity in the USA.
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