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Boy Name: Kettil

Name: Kettil
Pronunciation: \k(et)-til\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: cauldron
Origin: Swedish
Sounds Like: Cathal, Cadell, Cadel, Catullo, Codell, Gadiel, Gaddiel, Gedalio, Gedalia
Variant forms: Keld, Kjeld, Ketil, Ketti

Description

Kettil \k(et)-til\ as a boy's name is of Swedish origin, and the meaning of Kettil is "cauldron". Cauldrons were used for sacrifices in the old Scandinavian religion.

Kettil has 4 variant forms: Keld, Kjeld, Ketil and Ketti.

Baby names that sound like Kettil are Cathal, Cadell, Cadel, Catullo, Codell, Gadiel, Gaddiel, Gedalio and Gedalia.

Popularity

Kettil is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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