Meaning and Origin of: Pell

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Scarf

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : from the Middle English personal name Pell, a pet form of Peter.
  • English : metonymic occupational name for a dealer in furs, from Middle English, Old French pel ‘skin’.
  • English : variant of Pill 1.
  • German : variant of Pelle or, in some instances, a variant of Pfell, the South German form of this name, from Middle High German phelle(e) ‘purple silk cloth’.