All the variants I have found


Ket* names in UK today taken from the 1996 telephone directory.
Anschetil(l)Domesday book for Somerset
AnsketillDomesday book for Somerset
ArchilDomesday book. (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
ArkellBardsley's surname dictionary
ArnkellOld Norse. (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
ArnketilOld Danish (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
ArkettleBardsley's surname dictionary
AshkettleIn use in 1779
As(s)celinDomesday book for Somerset
Cadell16C Norfolk. But Caddle is a current name which is not usually a variant
CaittilIrish spelling of the old Norse Ketill (9th century)
Cattel(l)17C Norfolk
Cattela19C Norfolk
Cattle18C Norfolk, C19 England. Warning: Also a variant of Cottle
CeatellIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
Cedall17C Norfolk
Cettel(e)IGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
ChellBardsley's surname dictionary
ChetelDomesday book. (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
ChetilBardsley's surname dictionary
ChettleBardsley's surname dictionary
Chetyll16C Norfolk
CytelBardsley's surname dictionary
Goettel18th century Philadelphia, USA
Grimkel(l)Old Danish (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
GrimkettleBardsley's surname dictionary
GrinchelDomesday book (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
HinkelSeen on movie credits. Perhaps derived from Ulfketil like Unckel
Keatle16C Norfolk
KeatyllConfirmed alternative spelling
Keddell19C Norfolk. Confirmed alternative spelling
KeddleConfirmed alternative spelling
Kedell17C Norfolk.
KeetleIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle. I am not convinced
KeettelIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
KeftellEnglish GRO indexes assume this is same as Kettle
Kegell16C 17C Norfolk
Kekell16C Norfolk
Kell(s)Bardsley's surname dictionary
KellingDiminutive form of Kell
Ketel(l)Confirmed alternative spellings. 13C Northumberland
Ketelaar(s)Netherlands variant
KeteleerBelgian variant
KettelsonPatronymic form
KetettleIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
Kethe19C Norfolk. Is this a Kettle variant?
KetilConfirmed alternative spellings. Domesday book.
Old Danish. (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
KetillConfirmed alternative spelling. 14C York
Old Norse (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
KetleConfirmed alternative spelling. 16C Norfolk
KetleborroughIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
KetleborrowIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
KetlleIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
Kettal(l)19C Norfolk. IGI and English GRO indexes assume this is the same as Kettle
Kettel(e)Confirmed alternative spelling. 17-19C England
Kettell(e)Confirmed alternative spelling
KetterRare. Found In English GRO indexes
KetteyRare. Found In English GRO indexes
KettieEnglish GRO indexes assume this is same as Kettle. Is this a spelling mistake?
KettillIGI and English GRO indexes assume this is same as Kettle
KettingRare. Found In English GRO indexes
KettleConfirmed alternative spelling
KettleboroughIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
KettleborowIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
KettleborroweIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
Kettlele13C England
KettlelyEnglish GRO indexes assume this is same as Kettle
KettlesIGI and English GRO indexes assume this is the same as Kettle
KettlessIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
KettletyAdded to the list when a real live Kettlety pointed out that her name was missing
Kettlewood One of William Shakespeare's actors worked part-time for a certain John Kettlewood as an apprentice goldsmith. Kettlewood is still a live name today
KetylConfirmed alternative spelling. 15C Norfolk
KettyleRare. Found In English GRO indexes
KetyllConfirmed alternative spelling. 16C Norfolk, 14C Yorks
KidalConfirmed alternative spelling
Kidale19C Norfolk
Kidall17-19C Norfolk. Confirmed alternative spelling
Kiddal17-19C Norfolk
Kiddale17C Norfolk
Kiddall17C Norfolk. Confirmed alternative spelling
Kiddel17C Norfolk. Confirmed alternative spelling
Kiddell17C Norfolk. Confirmed alternative spelling
Kidder17C Norfolk
Kiddill17C Norfolk. Confirmed alternative spelling
Kiddle17-19C Norfolk. Confirmed alternative spelling
KidelConfirmed alternative spelling
KidellConfirmed alternative spelling
Kidil19C Norfolk
KidleConfirmed alternative spelling
KilssonPatronymic form
Kitel(l)Rare. Found In English GRO indexes and Somerset Domesday Book
KitlborowIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
KitleConfirmed alternative spelling
Kitlel19C Norfolk
KitlessRare. Found In English GRO indexes
Kittel(l)Confirmed alternative spellings
KitteleIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
KitterallRare. Found In English GRO indexes
KittielRare. Found In English GRO indexes
KittleConfirmed alternative spelling. 19C Suffolk
KittleborrowIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
KittsallRare. Found In English GRO indexes
KjeldsenPatronymic form
KjellSwedish first name derived from "Kettil". It is pronounced like the second half of the French name "Michel".
KjellemanNickname for "Kjell" that is used in Norse and Swedish. "Man" is the same word as English "man".
KletteIn a transcript the name was given as Klette / Kettle
KnittlePossibly a French variant
KydelConfirmed alternative spelling
KydleConfirmed alternative spelling
KytelerAccording to the translators of 'The Sorcery Trial of Alice Kyteler in 1324' Kyteler is an alternative spelling of Kettle
KytleAmerica, during the American Revolution period. Confirmed alternative spelling
KyttleIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle. A Kyttle family originates in Pennsylvania, USA
OskellBardsley's surname dictionary
OskettleBardsley's surname dictionary
QuitelA Hugenot family who anglicised their name to Kettle
SteinchetelDomesday book (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
SteinkellOld Norse (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
SteinkettleBardsley's surname dictionary
StenkilOld Swedish (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
ThirkettleIGI assumes this is the same as Kettle
Thurcetel11C Anglo Saxon
ThurkleBardsley's surname dictionary
Torchil(l)Domesday book for Somerset
TurchillDomesday book for Somerset
TurtillLive in Suffolk, England
UlchelDomesday book (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
UlchetelDomesday book (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
Ulfcetel11C Anglo Saxon
Ulfkil(Old Danish) Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright
UncleReaney & Thompson Dictionary of Surnames ascribes this to the same Ketil root as Ulfketil. A line has been researched from Herts, UK in the 1600s
UnckleReaney & Thompson Dictionary of Surnames
UnkellReaney & Thompson Dictionary of Surnames
ÚlfkellOld Norse (Scandinavian England; FT Wainwright)
VonkettlerCanadian marriage register
WulfkettleBardsley's surname dictionary
Last update
29 May 2005
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