Name: Keil

Origin and Meaning of the Name Keil

  • Meaning:
    Clumsy person
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (kyel); (keel)
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    Itself (Keil)
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    A surname from a nickname for someone clumsy. Literally meaning wedge it came from the Old and Middle High German word kÓl. At the time wedge or kÓl was used as slang for someone clumsy. It was also used occasionally for someone living on a wedge shaped block of land or who used wedges in a job such as stone cutting.

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