What does Keefe mean?
Keefe [keefe] as a boys' name is pronounced keef. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Keefe is "noble, gentle; handsome; lovable, loved". Actor Michael Keefe.
Keefe has 1 variant: Keeffe.Creative forms:
(male) Keele, Kelfe, ..
(female) Keeka, Keemi, .. Middle name pairings:
Keefe Junior (K.J.), ..
How popular is Keefe?
Keefe is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3060 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name history of Keefe for boys. Keefe has not been ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Keane, Keefer, Keegen, Keeley, Keelie, Keely, Keen, Keene, Keenen, Keer, Kees, Keifer, Kelle, Keye, Keyne, Kiefer▼, Kuefer (see Kiefer) and O'Keefe. Like Keefe, these names are not frequently used.See names in meaning and etymology.