Orgel Family History
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Orgel Name Meaning
South German (Örgel): from Middle High German erkelin (a loanword from Latin arca ‘grape bin’, ‘vat’), hence probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in a vineyard. English: variant spelling of Orgill. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Orgel ‘organ’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Nagel, Vogel, Engel, Regel, Segel, Kogel, Ermel, Orel, Hegel, Angel