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What does Burrell mean?

Burrell Pronunciation of Burrell [bur-rell] as a name for boys. The meaning of Burrell is "knotty wood; tuft of wool". Burrell is a variant form of Burl (Old English, Old French).

Associated with: wood (tree).


1 different relation via Burl: Burle.

Creative forms:
(male) Berell, Berrell, ..

(female) Burla, Burlee, ..

Middle name pairings:
Burrell Kobe (B.K.), ..

How popular is Burrell?

Burrell is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1414 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Burrell was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #954 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Burrell name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Burrell outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Burl is the only other prominent variation form of Burrell. These relations of Burrell were at the height of their popularity in the 1910s (median #848).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Burrell, Burl in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Burrell and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bertell (see Berthold), Buell, Burchell, Burley, Burnel (see Burnell), Burnell, Curtell, Darrell, Derrell, Dorrell, Durell, Durrell, Farrell, Ferrell, Gerrell, Gorrell, Harrell, Jarrell, Jerrell, Jorrell, Merrell, Morrell, Purcell, Sorrell, Terrell, Tirrell, Tyrrell and Verrell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Burrell.

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