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Burrell Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or sold coarse woolen cloth, Middle English burel or borel (from Old French burel, a diminutive of b(o)ure); the same word was used adjectively in the sense ‘reddish brown’ and may have been applied as a nickname referring to dress or complexion. Compare Borel.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Barrell, Durrell, Bursell, Burnell, Hurrell, Purcell, Burwell, Burell

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Burrell Family Origin

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Burrell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burrell family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burrell. The most common Burrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Burrell's were Farmers.

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