Kehl Family History
Kehl Name Meaning
German:: habitational name from any of various places so named notably the town across the Rhine from Strasbourg. from Middle High German kel(e) ‘throat’ hence a nickname possibly for someone with a goiter or perhaps with a distinctively throaty voice. variant of Köhl (see Kohl ). topographic name from a northern German field name of unexplained etymology. Compare Cale and Kale .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022