Tinnell Family History
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Tinnell Name Meaning
Probably an altered spelling of French Tinel, a metonymic occupational nickname for a porter, from Old French tinel, an implement consisting of a pole with two chains on it, carried across the shoulders, with hooks on the ends of the chains, used for moving barrels and the like.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Quinnell, Fennell, Bonnell, Tunnell, Tennell, Tindell, Tinnel