Newell Family History
Newell Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): variant of Neville . English: variant of Noel . English: variant of Newhall . Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tnúthghail ‘descendant of Tnúthgal’ a personal name composed of the elements tnúth ‘desire envy’ + gal ‘valor’. Americanized form of French Noël (see Noel ); compare 2 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press