Meaning and Origin of: Kell
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First name origins & meanings:
- Scandinavian : Clear mountain spring
- English : From the spring
- German : Swamp
- Irish : Powerful
First name variations
Last name origin & meaning:
- German : from Middle High, Middle Low German kelle ‘trowel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of such tools.
- German : habitational name from any of the places, especially in Rhineland, named Kell, from Middle Low German kel (a field name denoting swampy land), or from kelle ‘steep path’, ‘ravine’ (see Kelle).