Meaning and Origin of: Deverell

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Welsh : From the riverbank

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from any of a group of places in Worcestershire which take their name affixes from the River Deverill (e.g. Brixton Deverill, Kingston Deverill). The river is thought to be named from Welsh dwfr ‘river’ + iâl ‘fertile uplands’.
  • English and Irish : variant ofDevereux.