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.more]
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. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Kye and associated names. Kai (#177 2 years ago), Kyle (#178), Kyler (#288), Kylan (#661) and Kylen (#984) are the popular related forms of Kye (unlisted). Usage of these relations of Kye was common in 2011 (average #443) and is almost as conventional today (#457, down 2.5%). Kyle has been the most well-known version, though Kai is now the most fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)