Cumberland which in turn was derived from the Icelandic name "fell" which meant a "fell or wild hill."
Early Origins of the Fel family
Early History of the Fel family
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Fel Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Fell, Fells and others.
Early Notables of the Fel family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fel family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Caspar, Charles, Henry, James, John, Mary, Phillip, Richard, Robert, and Thomas Fell all arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1804 and 1850; Henry Fell settled in Virginia in 1623.
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