The surname Hirrell 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.
Early History of the Hirrell family
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Hirrell Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Harold, Harald, Harrell, Hirrell, Hurrell and others.
Early Notables of the Hirrell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hirrell family to Ireland
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Migration of the Hirrell family
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.