Kell Name Meaning & Origin
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This name could fall into multiple categories.
It could be a place name (there is a town named Kell in IL as well as Kells in Ireland, where the famous Book of Kells was made.)
It is a fairly common surname.
It could be a shortened form of Kelly, to honor a forbear who bore the name (as a first or last name) without sounding "girly." It could also be a contraction of several other names, such as Keller.
It also apparently has Norse origins in a word meaning "spring."
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