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 is a very popular first name for males (#471 out of 1220, Top 39%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#788 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Terrell for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Terrell and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Terry (#626), Terrell (#822), Terrill and Tyrell. (2014 statistics).
Terrell is also pronounced similarly to Tirell and Tyrrel. Other suggested similar baby names are Derrell, Ferrell, Gerrell, Jerrell, Merrell and Verrell. These names tend to be less commonly used than Terrell.