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Kelso Surname Origin

(Locality). Derived from the town of Kelso, in Roxburghshire, Scotland. Kelso was originally written Calchow, a corruption of Chalkheugh, the chalk-hill.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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