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Where did the English Turrell family come from? What is the English Turrell family crest and coat of arms? When did the Turrell family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Turrell family history?The surname Turrell is derived from the Old French word "tirel," derived from "tirer," "to pull." The word was often used to refer to an animal that pulled carts; thus it may be that it was used as a nickname for a stubborn person, before coming to be used as a hereditary surname.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Tyrell, Terrell, Terrill, Tyrill, Turrell, Tirell, Tyrrell and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Turrell research. Another 295 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1100, 1423, 1597, 1676, 1661, 1676, 1623 and 1676 are included under the topic Early Turrell History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 71 words(5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Turrell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Turrell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 65 words(5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Turrell Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Turrell Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Turrell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Turrell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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