Kerr - Meaning of Kerr

What does Kerr mean?

[ 1 syll. ker(r), ke-rr ] The baby boy name Kerr is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is K-er †. Kerr is used chiefly in the English and Scottish languages, and its origin is Old Norse and Irish Gaelic. Old Norse origin: It is from the element 'kjarr' which means marsh land, land with brushwood. Carr (Old Norse) is an older form of Kerr. The first name is derived from the surname, originally a northern English byname given to someone who lived around a marsh land.

In addition, Kerr is a variant of the name Kirwin (English).

Carr (English), Cerr, Karr (English), Keir (English and Scottish), and Kerrigan are variants of Kerr.

See also the related categories, english, northern, land, and irish.

Kerr is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Kerr include Ker, Kaer, Kair, Kaire, Kar, Kare, Karr, Kasar, Kayr, Kayre, Kear, Kearey, Kearie, Keer, Keere, Keir, Keire, Keree, Khayr, and Kier.

† Pronunciation for Kerr: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"

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