Tunnell Family History
Tunnell Name Meaning
English (Surrey): apparently from an unrecorded Middle English female personal name Ton(h)ild (Old English Tūnhild from tūn ‘enclosure farm village’ + hild ‘battle’). Americanized form of French Tonnelier: occupational name for a cooper (Old) French tonnelier.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022