Ketil name meaning

Gender: Boy
Origin: Old Norse and Persian
Usage: Faroese, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: k(e)-til
Meaning: Kettle, Helmet, To be Clever, Knowledge, Wisdom and Merciful
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What does Ketil mean?

Notably used in Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Faroese and Finnish, Ketil came from Old Norse is aimed at baby boys. Ketil is version of Kettil. Kettil is version of Kättil. Kettil's meaning is Kettle and Helmet came from Old Norse.

Ketil is equivalent of Ketill in Danish and Swedish languages.

How do I pronounce Ketil?

Two syllabled Ketil is most commonly pronounced as k(e)-til.

Variants of Ketil

Kettil, Kättil, Keld, Ketty, Ketill, Kætill, Kjeld, Aikaterine, Cateline, Katharina, Ket

How popular is the name Ketil?

Ketil is a common baby name in Norway while it is somewhat familiar in Denmark. At least, 3000 people globally have carried Ketil as their given name, concentrated mainly Nordic regions according to our estimate.


Ketil in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Ketil

You are successful because you never compete with others but with the person, you see in the mirror. You watch your mouth and think twice before you say something. If you had to choose which animal you want to trade your human body with, you would choose a bird? If number 5 is your soul urge no it reveals your constant care of your soul and body. Relationships make you feel trapped. Freedom is what's most important for you.

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Famous people named Ketil

  • Ketil Stokkan, Norwegian pop artist
  • Ketil Motzfeldt, was Norwegian Naval Officer and Government Official
  • Ketil Askildt, Norwegian discus thrower
  • Ketil Skogen, Norwegian politician for the Liberal Party
  • Ketil Bjørnstad, pianist, composer and author
  • Ketil Haugsand, Norwegian harpsichordist and conductor

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