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Purcell

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Pourcel, Purcell

 

Purcell is a surname of Norman origin, that is common in Ireland. It was given to those whose occupation was swineherd, deriving from the Old French "pourcel" meaning piglet. The Irish Purcells are found mainly in Counties Kilkenny and Tipperary.