Bucknell Family History
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Bucknell Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places called Bucknell, in Oxfordshire and Shropshire, or Bucknall, in Lincolnshire and Somerset. These are all named with the Old English byname Bucca (see Buck) or Old English bucca ‘he-goat’ (with genitive -n) + hyll ‘hill’ in the first two examples or healh ‘nook’, ‘hollow’ in the latter two.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bicknell, Bracknell, Bignell, Blacknall, Brownell, Brockwell