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== English Origin ==
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The history of the '''Peel''' family goes back to the ancient [[Anglo-Saxon]] culture of Britain. It is derived from the family living by the palisade. '''Peel''' is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.
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== Motto Translated ==
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Industrious.
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Latest revision as of 20:10, 8 September 2007

English Origin

The history of the Peel family goes back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It is derived from the family living by the palisade. Peel is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.

Motto Translated

Industrious.

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