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Boy Name: Sorrell

Name: Sorrell
Pronunciation: \s(o)-rre-ll\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Sorrell's also a girl name)
Meaning: red-brown
Origin: French
Sounds Like: Sorley, Cyrill, Searle, Zuriel
Variant forms: Sorel, Sorrel
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 3698


Sorrell \s(o)-rre-ll\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Sorrell), is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Sorrell is "red-brown". The term is now used to describe the color of a horse.

Sorrell has 2 variant forms: Sorel and Sorrel.

Baby names that sound like Sorrell are Sorley, Cyrill, Searle and Zuriel.


Sorrell is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#3698 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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