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What does Kerr mean?

Kerr Pronunciation of Kerr [kerr] as a boys' name is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Kerr is "the swampy place".

Associated with: scandinavian, swampy (meadow).


Kerr has 2 variants: Carr and Karr.

Creative forms:
(male) Kearr, Kero, ..

(female) Keda, Kela, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kerr Tristin (K.T.), ..

How popular is Kerr?

Kerr is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#729 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Kerr is pronounced similarly to Cor, Keer, Keir and Ker. Other suggested similar names are Barr, Burr, Farr, Kari, Karl, Kean, Kearn, Keary, Kedar, Keder, Keen, Kees, Kefir, Keh, Keld, Kell, Kemp, Ken, Kenn, Kent, Keon, Kerby, Kerem, Kerk, Kern, Kerrey, Kerrie, Kerry, Key, Keye, Keys, Kirk, Kord, Kori, Korry, Kort, Kory, Kurt, Kyrk, Marr, Parr and Torr. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kerr.

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