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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kissell

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

I is for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

S is for serene, your calm time.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

L is for little, the little things you do.

L is for love, everlasting.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kissell

Larry Kissell is a teacher, former textile worker, and textile. His career lasted from 2009 to 2013. Larry was born on January 31st, 1951 in Biscoe, North Carolina.


George Kissell was a coach (baseball) and baseball coach. George was born on September 9th, 1920 in Evans Mills, New York. He died on October 7th, 2008.


He was most prominent from 1948 to 1959. John was born on May 14th, 1923 in Nashua, New Hampshire. He breathed his last breath on April 9th, 1992.


Gerry was born on May 19th, 1964 in Granite City, Illinois.


Ed was born on September 29th, 1929 in Nashua, New Hampshire.


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Popularity of Kissell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kissell U.S.
  White 95.61% 64.26%
  African American 0.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.26% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.86% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kissell

People with the last name Kissell are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kissell

  • How Popular is the name Kissell? As a last name Kissell was the 13,166th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kissell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kissell is Saturday, June 24th, 1922.
  • How unique is the name Kissell? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kissell. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kissell: Your name in reverse order is Llessik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kelissl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kissell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,322 people with the last name Kissell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kissell? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kissell as their last name since less than 1 person in 127k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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