When Sophia Powell was born on 5 August 1799, in Thursford, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Nicholas Powell, was 29 and her mother, Frances Stevens, was 26. She died on 30 September 1799, in her hometown, at the age of 0.
Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ (see Howell ).
Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of Saint Paul’ (see Guilfoyle ).
English: variant of Paul or Poole .