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Sorrel (boy)

What does Sorrel mean?

Sorrel Pronunciation of Sorrel [sor-rel] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Sorrel) has its root in Old French, and the name Sorrel means "red-brown". Sorrel is a version of Sorrell (Old French).

Associated with: red, brown.


Sorrel has 1 variant: Sorel.

1 feminine form: Burnett.

Creative forms:
(male) Sarel, Sorly, ..

(female) Sorla, Sorly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sorrel Carver (S.C.), ..

How popular is Sorrel?

Sorrel is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#79115 out of 150436, Top 53%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Sorrel has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Sorrel is alike in pronunciation to Zuriel. Other recommended names are Cornel, Correy, Darrel, Derrel, Doriel, Dorrel, Dorrell, Dorren, Farrel, Ferrel, Gorrell, Gorren, Harrel, Jarrel, Jerrel, Jorel, Jorrel, Jorrell, Karrel, Kordel, Kornel, Korrey (see Kory), Lorren, Merrel, Moriel, Morrel, Morrell, Morrey, Norvel, Orrel, Poriel, Soren, Sorley, Terrel, Torkel, Torre, Torrey and Tyrrel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sorrel.

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