Meaning and Origin of: Kellow

Family name origins & meanings

  • Cornish : habitational name from a minor place named Kellow, from Cornish kellow, plural of kelli ‘wood’, ‘grove’.
  • English : habitational name from Kelloe in Durham, named from Old English celf ‘calf’ + hlāw ‘hill’.
  • Scottish : from the lands of Kelloe in Berwickshire, or in some cases possibly a variant of Kellogg.