Sorel Family History
Sorel Name Meaning
French: nickname for a person with reddish hair from a diminutive of Old French sor ‘chestnut’ a word of ancient Germanic origin apparently referring originally to the color of dry leaves. Altered form of French Chorel: nickname or occupational name from Old French chorel ‘chorister’ denoting a cantor. Compare Sorell Sorelle Sorrell and Surrell .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press