Meaning and Origin of Gamel - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Gamel

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English : The old one

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Southern French : from Old French gamel ‘oatmeal’, which was used for cleaning and degreasing woolen cloth; the surname may therefore have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for a textile worker or perhaps for a miller or baker.