Wivell Family History
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Wivell Name Meaning
English (Devon and Cornwall): according to Reaney a habitational name of Norman origin, from Gouville in Eure, France, recorded earlier as Wivilla, but possibly from the Old English personal name Wifel or the vocabulary word wifel ‘weevil’, ‘beetle’. Danish: habitational name from the place name Vivild.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wisell, Kidwell, Will, Bovell, Wiele, Levell, Well, Wiswell, Idell