Gorrell Family History
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Gorrell Name Meaning
nickname from Middle English gorrell ‘fat man’ (from Old French gorel ‘pig’). from the Old English personal name Garwulf, composed of the elements gar ‘spear’ + wulf ‘wolf’. habitational name from any of various places named with Old English gor ‘dirt’, ‘mud’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’, such as Gorwell in Essex and Dorset, or Gorrell in Devon.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Orrell, Barrell, Worrell, Garrell, Cornell, Tyrrell, Burrell, Corbell