Last name: TURNBULL

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TURNBULL : This last name is indexed 173,692 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

TURNBULL : 1: English (Durham and Northumberland) and Scottish: occupational name for one who herds bulls from Middle English turne-bole a compound of Middle English t(o)urnen ‘turn direct steer’ + bul(l)e ‘bull’. Compare Bulman and Bullard.2: Scottish (Roxburghshire): in the Scottish borderlands the name was either confused with or derived from Trumble.

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