Meaning and Origin of Rowell - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Rowell

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Tree with red berries

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name, a variant of Rothwell (representing the local pronunciation of the place in Northamptonshire).
  • English : habitational name from a place in Devon, so named from Old English rūh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + hyll ‘hill’.
  • English : from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Rowe 2.