Last name: TYRRELL

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TYRRELL : This last name is indexed 72,439 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

TYRRELL : 1: English and Irish (of Norman origin): perhaps a nickname from a derivative of Old French tirer ‘to pull’ in the same sense as French Tirand ‘one who pulls on the reins’ hence ‘obstinate stubborn’. This name may have become confused with Turrell. A branch of this Anglo-Norman family has been in Ireland since the 12th century. Its name has been Gaelicized as Tirial.2: English: habitational name from Tirril (Cumbria) which derives from Old Norse tyri ‘resinous wood’ + erg ‘shieling’.

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