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Type Surname (from nickname)
Pronounced Pron. SNEL
Other Forms FormsSnell
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Meaning & History
Possibly taken from English SNELL
or its German cognate SCHNELL
, meaning "quick, fast", and having its spelling influenced by Swedish snäll
"nice, kind". It's also possible that the name is taken directly from the Swedish word.