Ketil
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Given Name KETIL
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Norwegian
Meaning & History
From the Old Norse name Ketill meaning "kettle, cauldron" (later also acquiring the meaning "helmet"). In old Scandinavian rituals the ketill was used to catch the blood of sacrificed animals.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Kjell, Kjetil
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ketill (Ancient Scandinavian), Keld, Kjeld (Danish), Kettil, Kjell (Swedish)
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