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Gender: Male Meaning of Terrell: "to pull" Origin of Terrell: English surname name; "to pull" Terrell's Popularity in 2017: #884

The name Terrell is a boy's name meaning "to pull". Terrell is ranked #884 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Terrell feels like a modern invention based on Terrence, but Tyrrell has plenty of history as a surname name.

It probably comes from an Anglo-Norman nickname for a stubborn person, from the Old French word tirel, "to pull."

Terrell Owens, commonly known as T.O., is a former American football player.

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Famous People Named Terrell

Terrell Eldorado Owens, American NFL player
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Terrell Lamar Davis, American NFL player
(Thomas) Terrell Brandon, American basketball player
Terrell Thomas, American NFL player
(Hawatha) Terrell Wade, American baseball player
Terrell Louis Ransom Jr., American actor
Anthony Terrell Smith, aka Tone Lōc, American rapper
Marcus Terrell Paulk, American actor/rapper

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