Meaning and Origin of: Hurrell

Family name origins & meanings

  • English (of Norman origin) : from a derivative of Old Frenchhurer ‘to bristle or ruffle’, ‘to stand on end’ (seeHuron).
  • Irish : this may be an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarghaill ‘descendant of Earghall’, a variant of Ó Fearghail (see Farrell).