(Gaelic: Siorrachd Rois) a former county, now part of the Council Areas of Highland and Western Isles in Northern
, which emerged from the Gaelic lordship of the Earl of Ross, where they held a
on the lands of Tarrel in the barony of Tarbat. From early times they were a sept of the Ross
and later had close ties with the McIntoshes. However, they were a fierce and warlike
, and it is unlikely that their strength called for great allegiances with a larger
. They followed the Earls of Ross.
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of this family name include: Tarrel, Tarrell, Terel, Terrel, Terrol, Teroll, Terroll, Terale and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Tarrel who settled in Georgia in 1734; H.O. Tarrell settled in San Francisco Cal. in 1850; James and Matthew Tarrell settled in New York State in 1820.