Orrell Family History
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Orrell Name Meaning
English (Lancashire): habitational name from either of two minor places in Lancashire called Orell, from Old English ora ‘ore’ + hyll ‘hill’, probably denoting a hill with deposits of iron ore. Reaney and Wilson also mention a medieval female personal name, Orella, but there is no evidence of a link with the surname. Swedish: unexplained.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gorrell, Worrell, Cornell, Correll, Morrell, Orell, Oswell, Borrello