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What does Pell mean?

Pell Pronunciation of Pell [pell] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Pell is "skin, parchment". Possibly an occupational name indicating an ancestor who was a clerk.

Associated with: occupational.


Pell has 1 variant: Pall.

Creative forms:
(male) Peley, Pill, ..

(female) Peli, Pely, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pell Derick (P.D.), ..

How popular is Pell?

Pell is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#7116 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Pell has not been ranked in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Pell is pronounced similarly to Pal, Pauel, Paul, Pawel, Peal, Peale, Peall, Pealle, Peel, Peele, Pol, Poll, Poul, Powel and Powell. Other suggested similar names are Abell, Axell, Beall, Bell, Bill, Buell, Byll, Coll, Dell, Euell, Ewell, Gaell, Gall, Gill, Hall, Hill, Joell, Kell, Lyell, Neall, Neill, Noll, Odell, Pali, Peak, Peer, Peleh, Pellam, Pen, Penly, Penn, Pepe, Per, Perl, Pete, Petr, Phil, Sill, Till, Udell, Ull and Will. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pell.