SURNAMES MEANINGS - http://www.ancestralfindings.com/familyfacts.htmhttp://www.ancestralfindings.com/familyfacts.htm Bicknell Name Meaning and History Habitational name from Bickenhill in Warwickshire or Bickenhall in Somerset. Both are named with the Old English personal name Bicca + Old English hyll ‘hill’, but in the Somerset name the final element alternates with Old Englishh(e)all ‘hall’. Variant of Bignell. Becknell Name Meaning and History English: Variant of Bicknell. Bignell Name Meaning and History Habitational name from Bignell near Bicester, Oxfordshire, so named with an Old English personal name Bicga + Old English hyll ‘hill’.