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Meaning and Origin of: Parnell

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Rock, stone

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English (mainly Devon) : from the medieval female personal name Peronel, Pernel, Parnell, a vernacular form of Latin Petronilla. This is a diminutive of Petronia, feminine of Petronius, a Roman family name of uncertain etymology. It was borne by an early Roman martyr about whom little is known.