Orell Family History
Orell Name Meaning
Catalan and Swiss German: from a personal name derived from the Latin name Aurelius (see Aurelio ). English (Lancashire): variant of Orrell . Swedish: ornamental name from an unexplained first element (possibly from a placename) + the suffix -ell a derivative of the Latin adjectival ending -elius. In some cases also an Americanized form of Slovenian Orel ‘eagle’ or of the Serbian cognate Orelj which is derived from an adjectival form of orao ‘eagle’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022