Meaning and Origin of Kelso - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Kelso

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Scandinavian : Island of ships
  • English : Island

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish : habitational name from Kelso on the river Tweed in Roxburghshire, perhaps so named from Old English cealc ‘chalk’ + hōh ‘ridge’, ‘spur’.