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What does Keppel mean?

Keppel Pronunciation of Keppel [kep-pel] as a boys' name has its root in German, and the name Keppel means "hatter, cap maker". Keppel is a version of Kepler (German): astronomer Johannes Kepler.

Associated with: maker (occupational).


3 different relations via Kepler: Kappler, Keppeler and Keppler.

Creative forms:
(male) Kenpel, Kerpel, ..

(female) Kepken, Keplah, ..

Middle name pairings:
Keppel Graeme (K.G.), ..

How popular is Keppel?

Keppel is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#20711 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Keppel has not been recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keppel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Keppel outside U.S.

Similar Names

Keppel is alike in pronunciation to Capel, Cappel and Kapel. Other recommended names are Aeriel, Bethel, Betuel, Chappel, Dekel, Denzel, Derrel, Feivel, Feiwel, Ferrel, Herzel, Hevel, Jerel, Jerrel, Kacper, Kameel, Kaniel, Karel, Karmel, Karrel, Kasper, Keagen, Kealey, Keane, Keder, Keegen, Keeley, Keely, Keene, Keenen, Kees, Kelbey, Kelden, Kell, Kellen, Keller, Kelley, Kelven, Kemp, Kemuel, Kendal, Kendel, Kendell, Kendyl, Kenelm, Kenhelm, Kenlea, Kenley, Kennelm (see Kenelm), Kenner, Kennet, Kenney, Kerrey, Kester, Ketil, Keye, Keyes, Keyne, Kimbel, Kipp, Kordel, Kornel, Lemuel, Mendel, Merrel, Newel, Pedael (see Pedahel), Peel, Pepper, Petuel, Reuel and Terrel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Keppel.

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