Kehl Family History
Kehl Name Meaning
habitational name from 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). from a northern German field name of unknown etymology.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press