Kandel Family History
Kandel Name Meaning
German Jewish (Ashkenazic) and Dutch: from Middle High German kandel German Kandel ‘pitcher’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of these. German: habitational name from either of two places so named: in Rhineland-Palatinate and in the Black Forest. Arabic (mainly Egypt): variant of Kandil . Nepali: name found among Bahuns (i.e. hill Brahmins of the Indo-Aryan Pahari people) a habitational name from a place called Kanda.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022