Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Ketill m. Old English cytel, Old Icelandic ketill 'kettle, cauldron'.

England
Latin
1183 Ketellus (nom) BoldonBuke p. 5; 1189 Kitel (nom) GASurv p. 102
Iceland
Middle Icelandic
1495 Kietill (nom) DipIs-7 307; 1500 kietill (nom) ibid. 489
Sweden
Old Swedish
1409 Kätils (gen) SDHK no. 17269
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Ketill". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Ketill.