Keeling Family History
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Keeling Name Meaning
Irish: see Keeley. English: nickname from Middle English keling ‘young codfish’. Americanized spelling of German Kühling, a patronymic from Colo, probably a short form of an old personal name meaning ‘helmet’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Teeling, Peeling, Emling, Helling, Welling, Keesling, Deering