Scottish place and surname
"chalk ridge"

Kelso Origin and Meaning

The name Kelso is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "chalk ridge".

This name of a town in Scotland, one of the earliest recorded surnames in the whole British Isles, has more vitality than Kelsey.

Some will surely associate it with the character of Michael Kelso, usually referred to simply as Kelso by his friends, portrayed by Ashton Kutcher on That '70s Show.

Kelso Popularity

Kelso in Pop Culture

  • Michael KelsoAshton Kutcher's character on "That 70s Show"
  • Dr. Bob Kelsocharacter from the TV series "Scrubs"
  • Kelsoa town in the Scottish Borders
  • Kelso the froga conflict resolution tool for young children
  • Zeke Kelsocharacter in Disney's "That Darn Cat,"
  • Lieutenant Lee Kelsocharacter from "Star Trek"