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Meaning and Origin of: Ker

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : House
  • Norse : Marshland

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English and Scottish : variant of Carr.
  • Hungarian (Kér) : one of the eight ancient Hungarian tribal names from the Magyar conquest of the Carpathian basin. The Kér tribe, led by a chief called Vata settled in what is now known as Békés county, but King Steven I resettled the tribe in royal estates, far away from their original residence. Thus the 42 villages named after the Kér tribe are scattered around in Hungary.