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Origin and popularity of the name MEIL

Origin

Meil : 2: Scottish (Orkney): habitational name from one of several places in Orkney (and perhaps Shetland) named from Old Norse melr ‘sandbank’. The surname is now spelled Meil in Orkney and Mail in Shetland. The name is rare in Britain and Ireland.1: German: variant of Meile.

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

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Geographic distribution of the 4,646 individuals with the name MEIL on Geneanet.

 

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