Nell Family History
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Nell Name Meaning
Dutch and German: from the personal name Nel, a reduced form of Cornelius. South German: nickname from Middle High German nelle ‘crown of the head’, perhaps denoting an obstinate person. English: from the Middle English personal name Nel(le), a variant of Neill.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hell, Pell, Ell, Nill, Noll, Well, Knell, Nelle, Tell, Bell