What does Kye mean?
Kye [kye] as a name for boys. Kye's name origin is Gaelic, and the meaning of the name Kye is "keeper of the keys; earth; narrow, straight". Kye is a variant form, with the suffix -ye, of Kai (Welsh, Scandinavian, Greek): variation of Kay. Kye is also a form of Kyle (Gaelic).
Kye has 1 variant: Keh.Kreatif forms:
(male) Keaye, Kee, ..
(female) Kyeko, Kyema, ..
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)
Shown below is the baby name history of Kye for boys. Kye entered the list in 1991 and reached its highest rank of #1106 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the history of Kye and associated names. Kai (#177 the previous year), Kyle (#178), Kyler (#288), Kylan (#661), Kylen (#984), Kylar (#1516), Kile and Kiley are the popular related forms of Kye (#1106 the previous year). Adoption of these relations of Kye was common 2 decades ago (average #1495) and has become significantly reduced since (#990, down 68%), 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.