Pell Family History
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Pell Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English personal name Pell, a pet form of Peter. English: metonymic occupational name for a dealer in furs, from Middle English, Old French pel ‘skin’. English: variant of Pill 1. German: variant of Pelle or, in some instances, a variant of Pfell, the South German form of this name, from Middle High German phelle(e) ‘purple silk cloth’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pelle, Hell, Bell, Fell, Ell, Poll, Nell, Well, Peil, Tell