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What does Kaye mean?

Kaye \ka-ye\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Kaye). Kaye's root is Latin, and the meaning of Kaye is "happy". Kaye is a form of Caius (Latin): common Roman form of Gaius.


Kaye has 4 variants: Cai, Caio, Kay and Keye.

Kaye has 2 more alternative forms via Caius, Gaius: Keyes and Keys.

Kaye has 1 feminine form: Kay.


Kaye is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#3720 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Kaye and associated names. The only popular related form of Kaye (#unlisted) is Kay. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.428%) and has become significantly lower since, with Kay becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kay in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kaye and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kaye is pronounced similarly to Cayo, Coye, Kai, Key and Kye. Other suggested similar baby names are Daye, Faye, Jaye, Kade, Kale, Kane, Kayde, Kayle, Kayne and Raye. Like Kaye, these names are not commonly used.