Origins Available: English, Scottish
England named Northwell. The name of this place combines the old English term for "north" with other geographic features such as "welle," meaning "a well or spring." There are also no doubt instances of this name that are derived from a shortened form of the Scottish name Normanville (ultimately of Norman French origin).
Early Origins of the Norvil family
Nottinghamshire, where there was a place named Northwell, that may be the origin of this surname.
Early History of the Norvil family
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Norvil Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Norvell, Norval, Norvall, Norvill, Norville, Norvel, Norvyle, Norwald, Norwell, Norvaile, Norvil, Norrel, Northwell and many more.
Early Notables of the Norvil family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Norvil family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Norvil Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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