Rowell Family History
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Rowell Name Meaning
habitational name, a variant of Rothwell (representing the local pronunciation of the place in Northamptonshire). habitational name from a place in Devon, so named from Old English ruh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + hyll ‘hill’. from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Rowe 2.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Howell, Rodwell, Bowell, Cowell, Crowell, Trowell, Powell, Roswell