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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.


Variations

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.


Popularity

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)

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.

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