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What does Klay mean?

Klay Pronunciation of 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.






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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)

Klay was first listed in 2016 and reached its top position of #1636 in the U.S. then. (2016 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Klay name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

The only other prominent alternative form of Klay (#1636 FROM RECENT DATA) rated in the Top 2000 is Clay (#731). These relations of Klay reached the height of their popularity 2 decades ago (AVERAGE #1172) and are somewhat less popular today (#1183, DOWN 39%), with the version Clay becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Klay, 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 Clay, Cleo and Cloy. Other suggested similar-sounding 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.