Arundel Family History
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Arundel Name Meaning
habitational name from a place in West Sussex, seat of the Dukes of Norfolk, named Arundel, from Old English harhune ‘horehound’ (a plant) + dell ‘valley’. (of Norman origin): nickname for someone supposedly resembling a swallow, from Old French arondel, diminutive of arond ‘swallow’ (Latin hirundo, confused with (h)arundo ‘reed’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press