Orel Family History
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Orel Name Meaning
Czech, Ukrainian, Slovenian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Czech, Ukrainian, and Slovenian orel ‘eagle’, or (in Czech) habitational name for someone who lived in a house distinguished by the sign of an eagle. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Orl, a pet form of Aaron.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Vorel, Oren, Orzel, Krol, Morel, Borel, Oder, Orgel, Ore, Orell