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Meaning and name origin

Keyes \ke-yes\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin. Probably an occupational name to do with the possession of keys. Also possibly from Kay "happy". Francis Scott Key, author of "The Star-Spangled Banner".

Keyes has 2 variant forms: Key and Keys.

For more information, see also related boy names Caius and Gaius.

Keyes is also pronounced similarly to Kees. Other suggested similar baby names are Keye and Reyes.


Keyes is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1991 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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