Meaning and Origin of: Kohli

Family name origins & meanings

  • Swiss German (also Köhli) : from a pet form of an old personal name formed with the element Colo- (cognate with Old Norse kollir ‘helmet’).
  • Indian (Panjab) : Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name of unknown etymology. It is based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community.