Turtle Family History
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Turtle Name Meaning
variant of Turkel. nickname for a mild and gentle or affectionate person, from Middle English turtel ‘turtle dove’. nickname for a crippled or deformed person, from Old French tourtel, a diminutive of tourt ‘crooked’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Tuttle, Purtle, Tarte, Gurley, Suttle, Gurtler, Trone, Hurrle, Hartle