Yell Name Meaning

English (Essex): unexplained; perhaps from the personal name Yuel, a form of the Biblical name Joel. Scottish (Shetland): from the name of the principal island of the Shetlands. According to Black, ‘Persons of this name in Shetland have changed to Dalziel, probably from the idea of its being more aristocratic, and spell Deyell or De Yell.’

List of People with Surname Yell

According to our database, there are a total of 137 people with the surname Yell. Among these people surnamed Yell, there are about 66 unique names, with an average of 2 people who have the same name. David Yell, Michael Yell and Charles Yell are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Yell, with 8, 6 and 5 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that Texas has the largest number of people surnamed Yell, with a total of 19 people, and there are a total of 18 unique names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Yell, with a total of 17 people and an average of 15 unique names.