Kale Family History
Kale Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Köhl (see Kohl ) or Kehl and possibly also of Kahl (compare Cale ). English: habitational name from the villages of East and West Keal in Lincolnshire which are named from Old Norse kjǫlr ‘ridge’. English: variant of Call . Dutch: nickname from kaal ‘bald’. Indian (Maharashtra; pronounced as two syllables): descriptive nickname from Hindi kale ‘black’ (Sanskrit kāla) found among Brahmins Marathas and other communities. The Konkanastha Brahmins have a clan called Kale.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022