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Re: Is Arkle Arkell?!
Posted by: Robert Arkell Date: August 31, 2001 at 13:54:48
In Reply to: Re: Is Arkle Arkell?! by Stephen Arkle of 234

Having spent some time researching my family tree, I have now found several variations in the spelling of my surname (Arkle, Arkyl, Arkwell etc) all within the same family!!

I also have some information that say that the surname and its derivatives are Norse in origin and as a surname means son of Arnkjell. Arnkjell meaning eagle-cauldron refering to the sacrificial cauldron of norse mythology.

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