What does Kye mean?
Kye /kye/ [2 sylls.] 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 the previous year), Kyle (#178), Kyler (#288), Kylan (#661) and Kylen (#984) are the popular related forms of Kye (unlisted). Usage of these boy names reached its apex in 2011 (usage of 0.5562%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.5424%, down 2.5%). Kylan (#661), Kai (#177), Kyler (#288) and Kyle (#178) are four of the more chic baby names here. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)