Early Origins of the Borril family
Yorkshire at Burrill, a small village in the Hambleton district that dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was listed as Borel. CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8) It literally meant "hill with a fort," from the Old English words "burh" + "hyll." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Early History of the Borril family
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Borril Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Burrell, Burrel, Birrell, Burrill, Burril, Birril, Berrill and many more.
Early Notables of the Borril family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Borril family to Ireland
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Migration of the Borril family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Burrell who settled in Lynn Massachusetts in 1630; John Burrell settled in Boston in 1635; Robert settled in Virginia in 1663 with his wife and three children.
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