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Terell is a telling name that represents power. However, parents should be playfully warned that some translations actually state that Terell means “stubborn.” Keep reading the interesting tale of the name Terell.

Meaning of the name Terell:

Old English: Stubborn, obstinate
Old High German: Powerful
Old Norse: Stubborn, thunder ruler

Origin of the name Terell:

Germanic. Terell is a name from the old Germanic word tirand that means “one who pulls the reins.”

Symbolism of the name Terell:

Terell's association with being the one who tugs at the reins suggests that it refers to a powerful person who is in charge.

Style of the name Terell:


Gender of the name Terell:

Terell has traditionally been used as a male name. Parents looking for the female equivalent of Terell often use Teryl.

Pronunciation of the name Terell:


Syllables in the name Terell:


Emotion evoked from the name Terell:

The name Terell comes across as a powerful and sophisticated name.

Alternative spellings for the name Terell:

Tarel, Terrel, Terrell, Terrelle.

Nicknames for the name Terell:

Terri, Terry.

Popularity of the name Terell:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Terell has made the list of the top 1,000 baby names a total of two times during 1986 and 1985.

Related names for the name Terell:


Great middle names for Terell and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Terell:

  • Terell Floyd (player for the Atlanta Falcons and Louisville Cardinals)
  • Terell Stafford (acclaimed trumpet player)

Terells in movies/pop culture:

  • Mayor Terell (character in “Devil in a Blue Dress”)
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