How Popular Is The Name Cantrell
Family name origins & meanings
- English : habitational name from Cantrell in Devon, recorded as Canterhulle in 1330, from an unexplained first element + Old English hyll ‘hill’.
- English : from Old French chanterelle ‘small bell’, ‘treble’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a bellmaker or ringer.
- English : diminutive of Canter.
- French : nickname for someone who liked to sing.