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Keyes 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 names Caius and Gaius.

Baby names that sound like Keyes are Kees, Kasey, Kacey, Kasee, Kass, Kaycee and Kwesi.

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Popularity of Keyes

Keyes is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1991 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Keyes
Popularity of Keyes