Churchill Family History
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Churchill Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places named Churchill, for example in Devon, Oxfordshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. Most were probably originally named with a Celtic element crug ‘hill’ (which early on was reinterpreted as Old English cyrice ‘church’), to which was added Old English hyll ‘hill’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Thornhill, Barnhill, Tuthill, Churchwell, Coghill, Birchall, Hugill