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This RootsWeb list is for discussions about the Threlkeld surname--including all variant spellings like Thrailkill, Threlkel, Thurlkill, Threkeld and Thelkeld--and accompanies the global Guild of One-Name Studies registered effort at http://threlkeldfamily.org. Please consider registering at the Study website. There are no obligations, and it will always be free of charge.
Threlkeld is an ancient English surname. Its etymology is the combination of two Old Norse words: thraell, from the Proto-Germanic thragilaz: serfdom, a serf, or servant; and kelda, cognate with middle High German qual (German Quelle) and Danish kilde: a spring, wellspring, or fountain. This derivation links the origination of the name to the era of Norse activity in England, circa 793 to 1066. The original adopters of the surname chose it due to the manor and chapelry of the same name in the County of Cumberland (now Cumbria), England. The first recorded use of the surname was by Henry de Threlkeld in 1292, believed to have been under-S