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Keith meaning and name origin

Keith \ke(i)-th\ as a boy's name is pronounced keeth. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Keith is "woodland, forest". The family name of hereditary earls marshals of Scotland from the 11th century. Baseball player Keith Hernandez; Rolling Stone Keith Richard; actor Keith Carradine.

Suggested similar baby names are Ketti, Kit, Kitt and Leith.

Popularity of Keith

Keith is a very popular first name for males (#59 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#577 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Keith name in U.S.
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