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What does Klay mean?

Klay Pronunciation of Klay [klay] as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Klay is an alternate form of Clay (Old English): occupational or place name involving clay.

Associated with: old english.


Creative forms:
(male) Kelay, Thay, ..

(female) Klana, Klin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Klay Aizen (K.A.), ..

How popular is Klay?

Klay is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#53782 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent alternative form of Klay (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000 is Clay (#718 from recent data). This relation of Klay reached the height of its popularity 2 decades ago (#344) and has become significantly less popular since (#718, down 52%), with Clay becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clay in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Klay and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Klay is alike in pronunciation to Cleo and Cloy. Other suggested similar names are Bay, Bray, Day, Dray, Fay, Gay, Gray, Jay, Kacy, Kai, Kaj, Kalan, Kaley, Kam, Kay, Kaye, Kaz, Kealy, Kean, Keary, Kelan, Kelby, Kelly, Kelsy (see Kelsey), Key, Khan, Kian, Kiley, Klaas, Klaes, Klaus, Koa, Koby, Kody, Kolby, Kory, Kram, Kylan, Kylar, Ray, Shay, Tay, Way and Wray. These names tend to be more frequently used than Klay.