Botanical name and French
"reddish brown"

Sorrel Origin and Meaning

The name Sorrel is both a boy's name and a girl's name of French origin meaning "reddish brown".
Sorrel is a gentle, amber-hued herbal and autumnal name that's used most often to describe the color of a horse. Sorrell is a variant spelling. Both make excellent names for autumn babies and can be used for either gender.

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Sorrel in Pop Culture

  • Sorrel is a perennial herb of the dock familya common plant in grassland habitats.
  • Sorrel is a very popular drink (made from the fruit) in the Caribbean; it is akin to naming your child Apple there.

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