Gender: Male Meaning of Drexel: "to turn" Origin of Drexel: German

Drexel Origin and Meaning

The name Drexel is a boy's name of German origin meaning "to turn".

Drexel is an occupational surname but the original meaning of what a person who "turned" for a living actually did is unclear: It may mean turning the soil or making hay or spinning cloth or creating decorative objects. With the rise of the similar-sounding Dexter, Drexel might catch on.

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