Meaning and name origin
Burrell \b(u)-rre-ll\ as a boy's name is of Old English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Burrell is "knotty wood; tuft of wool". Burrell is a variant of Burl (Old English, Old French): folksinger/actor in the 1950s Burl Ives.
Burrell is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1313 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Burrell for boys. Burrell reached its highest rank of #954 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Burrell and its source form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Burrell and Burl. (2014 statistics).