Meaning and Origin of: Dell

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Visible
  • German : Noble
  • English : Yew grove

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : topographic name for someone who lived in a small valley, from Middle English, Old English dell ‘dell’, ‘valley’, or a habitational name from any of several minor places named Dell, from this word, for example in Buckinghamshire, Essex, and Sussex.
  • German : from Low German delle ‘dell’, ‘depression’ (Middle High German telle ‘gorge’).

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