KETILL

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Origin and Meaning

Vikinghjelm, Gjermundbu.jpg
Helmet from viking age
(10th century, Norway)

Image by John Erling Blad,[1]
licensed under Creative Commons
Germanic name element ultimately derived from Latin catillus = 'cauldron' [2]

Old Norse

ketill = 'cauldron hat', 'helmet' [3]
ketill = 'cauldron' [4] [5] [6]
ketill = 'helmet', 'chieftain with a helmet' [7]
ketill = 'sacrificial cauldron' (in names) [4] [6]
ketill = 'helmet' (in names) [4] [6]
kettil (?) = 'cauldron', 'helmet' [2]
-kætill = 'sacrificial cauldron', 'helmet' [6]

Old Swedish

kætil = 'cauldron' [5]

Related Names

See Kætill

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALF see Alfketill and KætilælfR
ARN see Arnkætill
AS see Ásketill
AUD see Auðkætill
BJÖRN see Bjǫrnketill and Kætilbiǫrn
BORG see Ketilbjǫrg
BRYN see Brynkætill
DvergR see Dværg-Kætill
EY see Kætiløy
FAST see Kætilfastr
FINN see Finnkell
FRID see Kjellfred and Fridhkil
FRÍÐ see Kætilfríðr
GEIR see Kättilger
GERD see Garðketill and Kætilgærðr
GRAN see Grankell
GRIM see Grímkæll and Kjellgrim
GUNN see Gunnkæll and Kättilgun
HA see Hakatla
HALL see Hallkell
HEIM see Hæimkæll
HER see Kjellar
HOLM see Holmkell
HRAFN see Hrafnkell
HROD see Hróðkell
HROSS see Hrosskell
HÖFÐI see Kætilhǫfði
HÖS see Kætilhǫss
see Jókell
JOR see Iórkæll
LAUG see Kætillaug
LI see Kjelly
MAR see Kjellmar
MIN see Kjeldmine
MOD see Kjellmod
MUND see Kætilmundr
ODD see Oddkell
ORM see Ketilormr and Ormkell
RAGN see Ragnkil
REF see Refkell
REYR see Reyrketill
RUN see Kätilrun and Runkil
SIG see Sigkætill
SKAMM see Skamkell
SMIÐ see Smiðkell
SOL see Sólkatla
STEIN see Stæinkætill
STOD see Stóðkæll
SVARÐ see Svarðkell
SVART see *Svartkætill
ULF see Ulfkætill
VAR see Kjellvar
VI see Kætilví and Víkætill
VÖR see Kjellvor
ÞJOÐ see Þióðkell
ÞOR see Kelldórr and Þórkætill

First Element Forms

Kel- Kell-
Ketil- Ketill-
Kiäl- Kiäll-
Kjel- Kjeld- Kjell- Kjäll-
Kæl-
Kätil- Kætil- Kättil-

Last Element Forms

-cetel
-chel -chil
-het
-kal
-katla
-kel -keli -keline -kell
-ketil -ketill
-kil -kild -kilde -kili -killo
-kjel -kjell
-kæll
-kætill

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by John Erling Blad, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)