Bursell Family History
Bursell Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Burshill in East Yorkshire so named with Old English bryst ‘landslip rough ground’ + hyll ‘hill’. English: habitational name from Boarshill in Bigbury (Devon). English: variant of Burstall . Swedish: probably a habitational name from Burs a placename with several possibly origins + the suffix -ell a derivative of the Latin adjectival ending -elius.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press