Origen: Normando. El nombre Churchill fue introducido a Inglaterra luego de la gran migración que siguió a la conquista de los normandos de 1066. La familia de Churchill vivió en Somerset en el pueblo de Curcelle. El nombre Curcelle es de origen normando, pero una vez que en Inglaterra llegó a ser confuso con el nombre Churchill, que deriva del inglés antiguo Cyrice, que significa Church -iglesia-, y Hyll, que significa Hill -colina-. Las historias de los dos nombres ahora estan ligadas. The name Churchill was brought to England in the great wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Churchill family lived in Somerset in the town of Curcelle. The name Curcelle is of Norman origin, but once in England became confused with name Churchill, which derives from the Old English cyrice, which means church, and hyll, which means hill. The histories of the two names are now inextricably linked. First found in Somerset where they were seated from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Variantes: Churchill, Churchil, Churchell y otros.

Motto: Faithful though unfortunate.


James Churchill ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )