Given Name TERRELL

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: TER-əl, tə-REL  [details]

Meaning & History

From an English surname which was probably derived from the Norman French nickname tirel "to pull", referring to a stubborn person. It may sometimes be given in honour of civil rights activist Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954).
Entry updated October 11, 2012