Popularity:18931
Origin:German
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:May God strengthen him, strong; God will strengthen
Of German origin Kiel is a boy’s name. It derives from the Hebrew name Yehezque’l or Ezekiel and means “may God strengthen him, strong.” or “God will strengthen.” The meaning of this name is a rich way to share the beauty of your faith with baby. Kiel is also the German word for the the part of a boat called the keel and can also be seen as a diminutive of the name Kilian. It can also be considered a habitational name, connected with the city of Kiel in Schleswig-Holstein. Honor your faith, or a German connection with the roots of this short and sweet name.
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