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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • German (Güll) : from the personal name Aegilius.
  • South German and Swiss German : topographic name from Middle High German gülle ‘(swampy) puddle’.
  • Catalan (Güell) : habitational name from any of the places named Güell, in particular in Girona and Lleida provinces, Catalonia, named with Latin vadellum ‘little ford’.

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