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Origin and popularity of the name EDGELL


Edgell : 1: English (Somerset): variant of Edghill.2: English: rarely from the Middle English personal name Eggell (Old English Ecgel) a diminutive of names beginning with Ecg- (from ecg ‘sword’) though this is rare. Alternatively this name may also derive from the Middle English personal name Eggolf (Old English Ecgwulf from ecg ‘sword’ + wulf ‘wolf’) though again this is rare.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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