Kohl Family History
Kohl Name Meaning
German (also Köhl):: from Middle High German kōl köl ‘cabbage cabbage head’ (ultimately from Latin caulis ‘stalk’) hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cabbages. Cabbage was an important winter staple food until recent times. from the ancient Germanic personal name Kolo. See also Koehl compare Cole Coll Kail and Kale .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022