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What does Peel mean?

Peel Pronunciation of Peel [peel] as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Possibly a place name. A peel tower was a small fortified tower common in England that protected a family and its livestock from enemies. English statesman Sir Robert Peel.

Associated with: old english, small (little), england.


Peel has 1 variant: Peele.

Related boy name: Peale.

Creative forms:
(male) Paiel, Pepel, ..

(female) Pele, Peley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Peel Uriel (P.U.), ..

How popular is Peel?

Peel is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#4880 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Peel has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Peel is alike in pronunciation to Pal, Pall, Pauel, Paul, Pawel, Peal, Peall, Pealle, Pell, Pol, Poll, Poul, Powel and Powell. Other recommended names are Abel, Acel, Adeel, Adel, Amel, Arel, Avel, Axel, Buel, Cael, Dael, Dekel, Del, Edel, Gael, Hevel, Jael, Jerel, Joel, Kael, Mel, Neel, Newel, Niel, Noel, Orel, Pavel, Pazel, Peak, Pedael (see Pedahel), Peder, Peer, Pekelo, Peleh, Pen, Penly, Penn, Pepe, Per, Perez, Perl, Pete, Peter, Petr, Petuel, Phil, Piet, Reuel, Ruel, Steel, Udel, Yael and Yoel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Peel.