Name: Sorrell

Origin and Meaning of the Name Sorrell

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

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Sorrell can be a respelling of Sorrel, a rare first name taken from the name of a plant. It has its origins in an Old French word meaning 'sour' (the plant's leaves are acidic). Sorrell as a surname comes from the Germanic root 'sor', meaning brown or chestnut.

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