Meaning and Name Origin
Kaye \ka-ye\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Kaye) has the meaning "happy". Kaye is a form of Caius (Latin): common Roman form of Gaius. A name suited for both boys and girls. A birth name for males which is not broadly used.
Kaye has 1 feminine form: Kay.
Kaye is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#4047 out of 88799, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Kaye and associated names. The only popular related form of Kaye (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 is Kay. Adoption of this boy name was at its highest during 1930-1939 and has become significantly lower since, with the version Kay becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.