First name origin & meaning:
Old English: Scarf
First name variations: Pelton, Pelham
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: from the Middle English personal name Pell, a
pet form of Peter.
- English: metonymic occupational name for
a dealer in furs, from Middle English, Old French pel
- English: variant of Pill 1.
- German: variant of Pelle or, in some instances, a variant of
Pfell, the South German form of this name, from Middle High
German phelle(e) ‘purple silk cloth’.
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