Colors Related to this Name: White, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Extroverted, Adventurous

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking # in 2013 and #11423 in 2014.


In Swedish

Origin: From Old Norse Ketill, from ketill ‎(“(sacrificial) cauldron", "helmet”) and short for names containing this element. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1548.


-( male name) popular in the mid-twentieth century.

In Norwegian

Origin: Variant of Kjetil and Ketil, also short form of given names with the Old Norse element ketill ‎(“cauldron", "helmet”). Cognate with Danish Keld and Kjeld.


-( male name).