Meaning and Name Origin
Burrell \b(u)-rre-ll\ as a name for boys. 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. Usage of Burrell as a birth name is somewhat irregular.
Burrell has 1 different form via Burl: Burle.
Burrell is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1313 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Burrell for boys. Burrell reached its peak rank of #954 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Burrell and affiliated names. Burl is the only other prominent variation form of Burrell ranked in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 and have become much less popular since, with the version Burl becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)