Last name: BARRELL

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BARRELL : This last name is indexed 17,770 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BARRELL : English:: 1: from Middle English barel ‘barrel cask’ Old French baril hence a metonymic occupational name for a cooper or possibly to denote someone with a rotund figure or who drank excessively.2: habitational name from Barwell in Leicestershire named with Old English bār ‘wild boar’ + well(a) ‘spring stream’.3: (of Huguenot origin): variant of Beharrell apparently from a variant of French bihoreau ‘(black-crowned) night heron’ (from earlier buhoreau).

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