[ 1 syll. kel(l), ke-ll ] The baby boy name Kell is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is KEHL †. Kell is largely used in the English and German languages, and its origin is Germanic. The first name is derived from the surname, itself from either a place name or a job title. The place name is from various places named Kell in Rhineland, and it is derived from 'kel', or else 'kelle' (meaning ravine; trowel worker) meaning 'ravine'. The job title is derived from 'kelle' (meaning ravine; trowel worker) meaning 'trowel', in reference to someone who uses a trowel, possibly in plaster work.
Kell is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Kell: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"