Name: Burrell

Origin and Meaning of the Name Burrell

  • Meaning:
    Torturer; wearer of collar or headdress
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (BURR rel)
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Miscellaneous Info for Burrell

  • Additional Info:
    An English variant of a surname coming from the Old French name Boure. The surname came from two words - firstly boureau meaning to torture, in which case the name applied to torturers and secondly from an Old French term for a collar, crest, cushion or headdress. In this sense it was used by people who made or traded in these items.

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