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Keeffe

What does Keeffe mean?

Keeffe Pronunciation of Keeffe [ke-effe] as a name for boys. The name Keeffe means "noble, gentle; handsome; lovable, loved". Keeffe is an alternate form of Keefe (Irish, Gaelic): actor Michael Keefe.

Associated with: noble, gentle, handsome.

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Kaeffe, Kieffe, ..

(female) Keeffa, Kefa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Keeffe Benny (K.B.), ..

How popular is Keeffe?

Keeffe is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#57544 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Keeffe has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keeffe name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Keeffe outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Cliffe, Clyffe (see Cliff), Fyffe, Keane, Kearie, Kearne, Keefer, Keegan, Keegen, Keelan, Keeley, Keelie, Keelin, Keely, Keen, Keenan, Keene, Keenen, Keenon, Keer, Kees, Keeton, Kefir, Keifer, Kelbie, Kelle, Kelsie, Kendle, Kenlee, Kenlie, Kennie, Kerbie, Kerrie, Keye, Keyne, Kiefer, Kieffer, Kieffner, Kiefner, Kuefer (see Kiefer), Kueffner and O'Keefe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Keeffe.

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