Terrell: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Terrell

Likely derived from the French "tirel," a medieval nickname for a stubborn animal (coming from the verb "tirer," or "to pull"). So if your Terrell gets a little obstinate from time to time, just remind yourself of this fact. He's just living up to the meaning of his name.

Nicknames:

Terry, Rell.

Famous people named Terrell:

Football players Terrell Owens, Terrell Suggs, Terrell Thomas, and Terrell Davis; basketball player Terrell Brandon; baseball player Terrell Wade; actor Terrell Ransom, Jr.

Fun fact:

If you came of age in the 1990s, you remember rapper Tone Lōc - whose birth name is Anthony Terrell Smith.

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