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What does Kettil mean?

Kettil Pronunciation of Kettil as a boys' name is of Swedish origin, and the meaning of Kettil is "cauldron". Cauldrons were used for sacrifices in the old Scandinavian religion.


ASSOCIATED WITH old, scandinavian


VARIANTS Keld, Kjeld, Ketil, Ketti



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How popular is Kettil?

Kettil is a rare given name for men. Kettil is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Kettil has yet to make it into the list so far. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Bertil, Cecil, Denzil, Derril, Jeril, Kahil, Kahlil, Kail, Kalil, Kamil, Katlin, Kattlin, Katzir, Kearie, Keaton, Keats, Kedric, Keelie, Keelin, Keeton, Kefir, Keiji, Keir, Keith, Kelbie, Kell, Kellin, Kelltin, Kelsie, Kelten, Keltin, Kelton, Kelvin, Kelvis, Kelwin, Kemuel, Kendal, Kendel, Kendill (see Kendall), Kendyl, Kenji, Kenlie, Kennie, Kenrik, Kent, Kentan (see Kenton), Kentin, Kenton, Kentt (see Kent), Keoki, Keoni, Keppel, Kerbie, Kermit, Kerrie, Kervin, Kerwin, Kester, Kevin, Kevis, Khalil, Kiril, Kitt, Koltin, Kostis, Kurtis, Kyril, Meril, Merril, Neil, Nevil, Teofil and Vergil. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kettil.

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