Stell Family History
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Stell Name Meaning
North German: topographic name for someone who lived near a marsh, from an old dialect word stel ‘bog’, where the land was built up on mudflats (behind the dyke) for cattle grazing. The word later assumed the meaning ‘small farm’. English (West Yorkshire): variant of Still 2, possibly also of Steel.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Still, Stull, Tell, Stall, Sell, Stella, Steil, Stelly, Shell, Stein