Bursell Family History
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Bursell Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Burshill in East Yorkshire, so named with Old English bryst ‘landslip’, ‘rough ground’ + hyll ‘hill’. Swedish: probably from Burs-, a place name with any of several possibly origins, + -ell, a common ending of Swedish surnames derived from the Latin adjectival ending -elius.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press