What does Kaye mean?
Associated with: happy.
Kaye has 1 feminine form: Kay.Creative forms:
(male) Karye, Koaye, ..
(female) Kayedi, Kayeko, .. Middle name pairings:
Kaye Tomas (K.T.), ..
How popular is Kaye?
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)
Charted below is the baby name history of Kaye for boys. Kaye entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #1181 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Below is a charted analysis of the history of the boy name Kaye and associated names. Popular related forms of Kaye are Caius (#1283 from current records), Cai (#1819) and Kay. Usage of these relations of Kaye was widespread among parents 9 decades ago (median #1421) and is somewhat lower today, with the version Kay becoming somewhat outmoded.
Kaye is pronounced similarly to Caeo, Caw, Cayo, Coe, Coy▼, Coye, Kai▲, Kauai, Kawai, Keh, Key, Koa and Kye▲. Other suggested similar names are Arye, Brye, Daye, Faye, Frye, Graye, Jaye, Kacey, Kacy, Kade▲, Kaden, Kadyn, Kael, Kagen, Kahn, Kail, Kaile, Kain, Kaine, Kaj, Kale, Kalen, Kaley, Kam, Kana, Kane▲, Kano, Kapel, Karel, Kari, Karl▼, Karle, Karr, Kasee, Kasey▼, Kasi, Kasie, Kass, Kato, Kaycee, Kayde, Kayden▲, Kayle, Kayleb, Kayley, Kayne, Kayven, Kaz, Keane, Keyne, Kile, Klay, Kobe▼, Kwame▼, Kyle▼, Kyp, Nye, Raye, Rye, Shaye, Skye and Traye. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kaye.See names in meaning and etymology.