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The Yourell surname is thought to be a habitational name, derived a place named Orell in Lancashire. The place name is thought to derive from the Old English "ora," meaning "ore," most likely iron ore, and "hyll," meaning "a hill."

Yourell Early Origins



The surname Yourell was first found in 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.

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Yourell Spelling Variations


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Yourell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Orrell, Orrel, Orell and others.

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Yourell Early History


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Yourell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yourell research. Another 322 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1480 and 1765 are included under the topic Early Yourell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yourell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yourell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yourell Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Yourell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Yourell, who landed in New York in 1846

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yourell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yourell (post 1700)



  • Pamela Yourell, illustrator of children's books

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Yourell Family Crest Products


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Yourell Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Yourell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yourell 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.

    This page was last modified on 16 March 2010 at 08:23.

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