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Covell Genealogy and Covell Family History Information

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  • Alice Covell (c.1668 - 1717)
    Edgartown was first settled in 1641/2 and called "Great Harbor" until 1671, when it was established as the Town of Edgartown. Edgartown includes the island community of Chappaquiddick. Records on Jos...
  • Alice Grover (1689 - 1773)
  • Elizabeth Eldredge (c.1666 - 1747)
  • James Covell (1620 - 1690)
    Notes There were Indians who adopted the name of Covell before 1700, and this complicates an already difficult genealocical problem to differentiate the various James Covells, senior and junior. ...
  • James Covell (c.1708 - 1781)

About the Covell surname

I have found this information about the meaning of the name Covell:

Covell is derived from English origins. The meaning of the name is from the cave on the slope. The names Covel, Covyl, and Covyll are derivatives of Covell.

† English pronunciation for Covell: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"