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 Urell 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 Urell family
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Urell Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Orrell, Orrel, Orell and others.
Early Notables of the Urell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Urell family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Urell (post 1700)
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