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Meaning and Origin of: Gorrell

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Fertilized pasture

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : nickname from Middle English gorrell ‘fat man’ (from Old French gorel ‘pig’).
  • English : from the Old English personal name Gārwulf, composed of the elements gār ‘spear’ + wulf ‘wolf’.
  • English : habitational name from any of various places named with Old English gor ‘dirt’, ‘mud’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’, such as Gorwell in Essex and Dorset, or Gorrell in Devon.