When William Peel was born about 1793, in Accrington, Lancashire, England, his father, Jonathan Peel, was 42 and his mother, Esther Bolton, was 40. He married Ann Jane Steers on 15 April 1818, in St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 22 July 1869, in Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.
English (mainly northern): topographic name for someone who lived or worked at a small castle, a wooden fort, or a house defended by a palisade (Middle English and Old French pel, piel ‘stake, pallisade’), or a habitational name from a place so named.
English (mainly northern): variant of Pell .
English (mainly northern): nickname from Middle English and Old French pel ‘stake’, perhaps for a tall, thin person.
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