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What does Kayce mean?

Kayce Pronunciation of Kayce [kayce] as a name for girls is an American name, and Kayce means "alert, watchful". Kayce is an alternate spelling of Casey (Irish, Gaelic): from the male Gaelic name Cathasaigh. Kayce is also a derivative of Kacie (American).


Kayce has 6 variants: Cass, Casse, Cayce, Cayse, Kace and Kayse.

37 more alternative forms via Casey, Kacie: Cacey, Caci, Cacie, Cacy, Cascy, Casee, Casie, Caycee, Caycey, Cayci, Caycie, Caysee, Caysey, Caysi, Caysie, Kacee, Kacey, Kaci, Kacia, Kacy, Kacye, Kacyee, Kasci, Kasee, Kasey, Kasi, Kasie, Kaycee, Kaycey, Kayci, Kaycie, Kaysee, Kaysey, Kaysi, Kaysie, Kaysy and Kaysyee.

Creative forms:
(female) Kayte, Keice, ..

(male) Kaykeo, Kayni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kayce Amelia (K.A.), ..

How popular is Kayce?

Kayce is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3556 out of 4276, Top 83%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kayce was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #1430 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kayce name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kayce outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Casey (#814 from recent data), Casie, Kacee, Kacey (#1316), Kaci (#1573), Kacie (#1557), Kacy, Kasey (#1092), Kasi, Kasie, Kaycee (#1258), Kayci and Kaycie are the popular alternative forms of Kayce. These forms of Kayce reached the top of their popularity in the year 1992 (average #1080) and have become much less widespread since (#1686, 84% less usage), with forms such as Kacie becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kayce, Casey, Casie, Kacee, Kacey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaci, Kacie, Kacy, Kasey, Kasi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kasie, Kaycee, Kayci, Kaycie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Casey, Kasey outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kayce is pronounced similarly to Kas, Kass and Kasse. Other suggested similar names are Alyce, Bryce, Dace, Elyce, Grayce, Janyce, Joyce, Kade, Kadee, Kadie, Kahle, Kaite, Kalae, Kalee, Kalie, Kalle, Kandyce, Karee, Karie, Karyne, Kascey, Kate, Katee, Kathe, Katie, Kay, Kaya, Kayde, Kaydee, Kaydi, Kaye, Kayla, Kayle, Kaylea, Kaylee, Kaylei, Kaylen, Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie, Keyne, Klaryce, Klayre, Kyle, Lace, Loyce, Nance, Royce and Tace. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kayce.

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