Meaning and Origin of Teal - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Teal

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • American, English, Scandinavian : Greenish-blue color, a duck

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English (mainly Yorkshire) : from Middle English tele ‘teal’ (of uncertain origin), hence a nickname for a person considered to resemble this duck.
  • Americanized spelling of German Diehl or Thiel.