What does Kye mean?
Kye [kye] as a name for boys is a Gaelic name, and the meaning of the name Kye is "keeper of the keys; earth; narrow, straight". Kye is a variant form of Kai (Welsh, Scandinavian, Greek): variation of Kay. Kye is also a form of Kyle (Gaelic).
Kye▲ has 1 variant: Keh.Creative forms:
(male) Keaye, Kolye, ..
(female) Kyeko, Kyne, .. Middle name pairings:
Kye Osman (K.O.), ..
How popular is Kye?
Kye is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#35153 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Kye entered the list in 1991 and reached its highest rank of #978 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Kai (#145 the previous year), Kyle (#175), Kyler (#287), Kylan (#665), Kylen (#979), Kylar (#1567), Kile and Kiley are the popular related forms of Kye (#978 the previous year). Adoption of these relations of Kye was common 3 decades ago (average #1495) and has become significantly reduced since (#977, down 65.5%), with the version Kyle becoming somewhat dated. Kyle has been the most well-known version, though Kai is now the most fashionable.
Kye▲ is alike in pronunciation to Caeo, Cai, Caw, Cayo, Coe, Coy▼, Coye, Kay▼, Kaye, Key, Keye and Koa. Other recommended names are Kyp, Nye, Rye, Tye and Wye. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kye.See names in meaning and etymology.