Purtill Family History
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Purtill Name Meaning
English: from Old French poutrel ‘colt’ (Late Latin pultrellus), a metonymic occupational name for someone responsible for keeping horses, or a nickname for a frisky and high-spirited person. This surname is also found in Ireland, Mac Lysaght believing it to be a variant of Purcell.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Purcell, Grill, Pursell, Purtell, Tuthill, Perrill, Guptill, Prill