Lancashire. The place name is thought to derive from the Old English "ora," meaning "ore," most likely iron ore, and "hyll," meaning "a hill."
Early Origins of the Orrill family
Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Orrell some say at the time of the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Orrill family
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Orrill Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Orrell, Orrel, Orell and others.
Early Notables of the Orrill family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Orrill family to the New World and Oceana
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Orrill Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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