Winchell Family History
Winchell Name Meaning
English: from Old English wencel ‘child’, perhaps used to distinguish a son from his father with the same forename or perhaps a nickname for a person with a baby face or childlike manner. Scottish: habitational name for someone from the lands of Windshiel (formerly Winscheill) in Berwickshire.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press