Harvell Family History
Harvell Name Meaning
English (Dorset): habitational name either from Harefield (Middlesex) or from Harvel near Rochester (Kent). The Middlesex placename derives from Old English here ‘army’ + feld ‘open country’ while the Kent placename comes from Old English heorot ‘hart stag’ + feld. Compare Hairfield .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press