Kugel Family History
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Kugel Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a rotund person, from Middle High German kugel(e), German Kugel ‘ball’, ‘orb’. The term also denoted a hooded cloak or round-topped mountain, and in some cases the surname may have arisen from either of these senses. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Yiddish kugl, a term denoting various kinds of pudding.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kusel, Kegel, Gugel, Kogel, Igel, Engel, Kugler, Kagel, Kuter, Pugel