The Urell surname is thought to be a habitational name, derived a place named Orell in
. The place name is thought to derive from the Old English "ora," meaning "ore," most likely iron ore, and "hyll," meaning "a hill."
in 1066 A.D.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Orrell who settled in Barbados in 1669; Alex Orrell landed in America in 1705; William Orrell settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1848.