Name: Sorel

Origin and Meaning of the Name Sorel

  • Meaning:
    Sour
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Brown, chestnut
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Brown, chestnut
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (SOR el)
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Miscellaneous Info for Sorel

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  • Used in:
    English and French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Sorel is a French surname which comes from the Germanic root 'sor', meaning brown or chestnut. If found in English it is most likely a respelling of the girl's name Sorrel, which is taken from the name of a plant. Sorrel has its origins in an Old French word meaning 'sour' (the plant's leaves are acidic).

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