Comhghall \c(o)-mhgha-ll, com(h)-ghall\ as a boy's name is pronounced COW-all. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Comhghall is "fellow hostage". Name of several early Irish saints, including the sixth-century founder of the great monastery at Bangor. Cowall is the anglicized form.
For more information, see also the related name Cowal.