What does Keye mean?
Associated with: happy.
(male) Kenye, Kerye, ..
(female) Keyeka, Keyet, .. Middle name pairings:
Keye Kendrick (K.K.), ..
How popular is Keye?
Keye is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#56120 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Keye (not in Top 2000) are Cai (#1819 from recent data), Caius (#1283), Kay and Kaye. Other forms, like Keys, are uncommon. These forms of Keye were popular in the 1930s (average #1421) and are somewhat less popular today (#1775, ▼25.2%), with the form Kay becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Keye is pronounced similarly to Cayo, Coe, Coy▼, Coye, Kai▲, Keh, Key, Koa and Kye▲. Other recommended names are Arye, Brye, Daye, Faye, Frye, Jaye, Kade▲, Kale, Kane▲, Kayde, Kayle, Kayne, Kean, Keane, Keder, Keefe, Keen, Keene, Keer, Kees, Keir, Keld, Kell, Kelle, Kemp, Ken▼, Kenn, Kent▼, Keon, Ker, Kerem, Kerk, Kern, Kerr, Keven▼, Kevyn, Keyne, Kile, Kobe▼, Kyle▼, Kyp, Nye, Raye, Rye, Skye, Tye and Wye. These names tend to be more commonly used than Keye.See names in meaning and etymology.