Last name: PANNELL

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PANNELL : This last name is indexed 16,474 times on Geneanet!

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PANNELL : English (southeastern):: 1: possibly from Middle English panel panel(l)e ‘cloth saddle-cloth saddle’ or ‘pane (of glass)’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such items.2: from the Middle English personal name Paynel (Old French Payenel Latin Paganellus) a pet form of Payne (from Latin Paganus).3: occasionally a habitational name from Pannal (Yorkshire) which is recorded as Panhal(e) from the 12th to 15th centuries and Pannall in 1409. The placename derives from Old English panne ‘pan’ perhaps in the sense ‘pan-shaped (broad shallow) hollow or valley’ or ‘hollow or depression in which water stands’ + halh ‘nook corner of land’.

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