What does Kell mean?
Kell [kell] as a boys' name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Kell is "spring". Place name.
Related boy name: Kellen.
Associated with: norse.
(male) Keill, Keyll, ..
(female) Keall, Kelie, .. Middle name pairings:
Kell Luca (K.L.), ..
How popular is Kell?
Kell is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#6147 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Kellen (#506 in 2015) is the only prominent related form of Kell (not in Top 2000). Adoption of this form of Kell reached its highest less than a decade ago (adoption of 0.05%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.03%, ▼39%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Kell is pronounced similarly to Cael, Cal, Cale, Col, Cole, Coll, Colle, Kael, Kail, Kaile, Kale, Kayle, Kelle, Kile and Kyle▼. Other recommended names are Abell, Beall, Bell, Bill▼, Buell, Byll, Dell▼, Ewell, Gill, Hill, Joell, Kalil, Karl▼, Kealy, Keely, Keen, Keer, Kees, Keh, Keir, Kelby, Keld, Kellan▲, Kellby, Keller, Kelley, Kellin, Kelly▼, Kelsy (see Kelsey), Kemp, Ken▼, Kenly, Kenn, Kent▼, Keon, Ker, Kerk, Kern, Ketil, Key, Keye, Keys, Kjeld, Knoll, Kolt, Kyrell, Lyell, Neall, Neill, Noll, Odell▼, Pall, Peall, Pell, Poll, Sill, Till, Udell, Ull and Will▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kell.See names in meaning and etymology.