First name origin & meaning:

Gaelic: Beautiful and graceful

First name variations: Akeila, Akeilah, Akilah, Kealy, Kealon, Kealian, Keilan, Keillan, Kelan, Kealey, Kealy, Keilie, Caolan, Kelin, Kelen, Kelan, Shakill, Shakille, Shaqueel, Shaquil, Shaquille, Shakil, Shaq, Shaquil, Shaquill, Shaquille

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: habitational name from Keele in Staffordshire, named from Old English ‘cows’ + hyll ‘hill’, or from East and West Keal in Lincolnshire, which are named from Old Norse kjǫlr ‘ridge’.
  2. Irish: reduced form of McKeel.
  3. Swiss German: probably a variant of Kehl 2.
  4. Americanized spelling of German Kühl (see Kuhl) or Kiehl, Kiel (see Kiel).
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