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The ancestors of the name Quarrell date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Quarrell family lived in the county of Norfolk. Quarrell is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. In this case the Quarrell family lived at the quarel, which simply meant that the family resided near a quarry.

Quarrell Early Origins



The surname Quarrell was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Quarrell Spelling Variations


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Quarrell Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Quarrell are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Quarrell include: Quarles, Quarell, Quarrells and others.

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Quarrell Early History


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Quarrell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quarrell research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1420, 1592, 1644, 1625 and 1665 are included under the topic Early Quarrell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Quarrell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Quarrell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Quarrell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Quarrell In Ireland


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Quarrell In Ireland



Some of the Quarrell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Quarrell or a variant listed above:

Quarrell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ellen Quarrell, who setted in Virginia in 1638
  • Ellen Quarrell, who landed in Virginia in 1638 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Anthony Quarrell, who settled in Virginia in 1653
  • John Quarrell, who setted in Nevis in 1654
  • George Quarrell, who settled in Jamaica in 1663
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Quarrell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Quarrell, aged 37, a carpenter, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Star Queen" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 1st January 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Star Queen 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/starqueen1854.shtml

Quarrell Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Robert Quarrell, aged 36, a labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Howrah" in 1874
  • Mary A. Quarrell, aged 33, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Howrah" in 1874
  • Mabel Quarrell, aged 5, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Howrah" in 1874
  • Arthur E. Quarrell, aged 3, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Howrah" in 1874
  • Rosa B. Quarrell, aged 1, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Howrah" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Quarrell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Quarrell (post 1700)



  • Johnnie Quarrell, British theater writer, winner of the Verity Bargate Award in 1983
  • Lois Quarrell (1915-1991), Australian pioneering sports journalist who single handedly raised the profile of women’s sports from the mid-1930s until her retirement in 1970
  • John Quarrell (1938-2000), Australian rules footballer who played with Footscray (1957-1962)
  • Professor Arthur Quarrell, British Metallurgist

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Monday 1st January 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Star Queen 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/starqueen1854.shtml

Other References

  1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
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The Quarrell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Quarrell 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.

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