Location: Kern County, California
Named for Hiram H. Sorrell, who was a homesteader in the Kelso Valley, East of this peak. Name of "Sorrells Ranch" first appears on USGS Mojave quad (1915). Variant spellings include Sorell, Sorrel, and Sorrells.
Name first appears on USFS Sequoia National Forest map (1952).
Name officially accepted by USBGN (1975).
Peak was added to the HPS Peak List in 1969.