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Origin and popularity of the name KAEL

Origin

Kaelber : German (Kälber): metonymic occupational name for someone who raised calves also for a butcher from Middle High German kalp (plural kelber) ‘calf’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 642 individuals with the name KAEL on Geneanet.

 

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    eraspiaf
    (49 individuals)
    josephtenhaaf
    (22 individuals)
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    (19 individuals)
    mpaul9
    (17 individuals)

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    Variants of name KAEL

    CAELL KAELL KAALL KALL KAELE KAHL