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Terrell meaning and name origin

Terrell \t(e)-rre-ll\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Terrell), is pronounced TARE-el. Possibly (Old French) "puller", referring to a nickname for a stubborn person, implying a comparison with a horse that uncooperatively pulls on the reins. Also possibly (Old German) "following Thor". Thor, the god of thunder, was a key figure in Norse mythology.

Terrell has 12 variant forms: Tarrall, Terell, Terrall, Terrel, Terrelle, Terrill, Terryal, Terryl, Terryll, Tirrell, Tyrell and Tyrrell.

For more information, see also related names Terry and Thorald.

Baby names that sound like Terrell are Derrell, Derrill, Derrel, Derrall, Derell, Darrell, Dorrell, Durrell, Tyrrel and Tirell.

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Popularity of Terrell

Terrell is a very popular first name for men (#471 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#788 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Terrell for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Terrell with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


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