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What does Ker mean?

Ker Pronunciation of Ker [ker] as a name for boys is of Scandinavian derivation, and the name Ker means "from the swampy place". Ker is an alternate form of Carr (Scandinavian).

Associated with: scandinavian, swampy (meadow).


Ker has 2 variants: Karr and Kerr.

Creative forms:
(male) Kaer, Kar, ..

(female) Keid, Kema, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ker Oscar (K.O.), ..

How popular is Ker?

Ker is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#34554 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ker has not been ranked in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Ker is alike in pronunciation to Cor, Keer and Keir. Other recommended names are Ger, Keh, Ken, Kerk, Kern, Key, Ner and Per. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ker.

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