Name: Tyrrell

Origin and Meaning of the Name Tyrrell

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  • Pronunciation:
    (ty REL); (tih REL)
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    Itself (Tyrrell)
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Miscellaneous Info for Tyrrell

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    English speaking countries
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    Transferred use of the surname, of uncertain derivation.
    It may have originated as a Norman nickname for a stubborn person, from Old French tirel, used of an animal which pulls on the reins, a derivative of tirer ‘to pull’.

    Some also suggest that it may be from the personal name Thurold, Old Norse Thorvaldr, composed of the name of the Norse god of thunder (Thor) and "rule" (valdr).

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