Last name: BURRELL

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BURRELL : This last name is indexed 90,656 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BURRELL : English:: 1: nickname from Middle English Old French burel borel (also birel) ‘reddish brown’ referring perhaps to complexion or hair color. This was occasionally used by Normans as a personal name perhaps a nickname substituted for the personal name. The word also denoted a coarse woollen cloth of this color so the surname may sometimes refer to dress or it may be a nickname for a maker of the cloth a bureller.2: habitational name from Burwell in Lincolnshire see Burwell.

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