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Origins Available: English, Scottish
The surname Herrell was first found in Argyllshire (Gaelic erra Ghaidheal), the region of western Scotland corresponding roughly with the ancient Kingdom of Dál Riata, in the Strathclyde region of Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Argyll and Bute, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Harold, Harald, Harrell, Hirrell, Hurrell and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Herrell research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 168 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Herrell History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Herrell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Herrell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 words (3 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 or some of its variants were: Patrick, Paul, and William Harold who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1800 and 1860.
The Herrell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Herrell 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.
This page was last modified on 24 May 2013 at 10:45.