Darnell Family History

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Darnell Name Meaning

from Old French darnel ‘darnel’, an annual grass, Lolium temulentum, hence perhaps a topographic name. However, according to Reaney, the plant was believed to produce intoxication, so its adoption as a surname may have been for quite different reasons. In the British Isles the name is found chiefly in the central and east Midlands. variant spelling of Darnall.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Farnell, Darney, Hartell, Darnall, Carrell, Arnell, Barrell, Wartell

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Darnell Family Origin

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Darnell Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Darnell family was Labourer. The most common Darnell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Darnell's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darnell.

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