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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.

Baby names that sound like Keith are Kit, Kitt and Ketti. Other similar baby names are Leith, Heath, Jeth, Keh, Keiji, Keir, Kennith and Seth.

Popularity of Keith

Keith is a very popular first name for men (#59 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#577 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Keith
Popularity of Keith