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Pernell

Pernell is an English surname, a variant spelling of Parnell, a matronymic name of Petronilla, a diminutive of Petronia, the feminine form of Petronius, a Roman family name of uncertain etymology though possibly derived from Latin petro, petronis meaning "rustic; yokel; young ram". Petronius has also been associated with Ancient Greek petros meaning "rock; stone" but that seems rather shaky. It seems more… Continue reading Pernell