Barrell Family History
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Barrell Name Meaning
from Old French baril ‘barrel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a cooper or a nickname for a fat man or an immoderate drinker. habitational name from Barwell in Leicestershire, named with Old English bar ‘wild boar’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press