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K- Names for Boys

K baby names and what they mean, with 271 results. The more fashionable names for newborns in this compilation are Kai (#113), Killian (#286), Kingston (#117), Knox (#219) and Kyrie (#222), while Keil (TOP 4%) and Keim (3%) are common K- last names. Here is the list of K- names for girls.

Kacey - Kaird | Kairn - Kane | Kaniel - Kasey | Kasi - Kay | Kaycee - Keenan | Kefir - Kenan | .. - .. | Kurt - Kyrone

Kacey - Kaird

Top 2000 baby names ranking of K- names: Kacey, Kacper, Kade, Kaden, Kadin

Kacey and variants

Kacey, var. KC, Kasey, Kacy
Variant of Casey or a creation .. Popular, and Kacey is comparable to common -acey last names Facey (TOP 13%), Macey (8%).


Var. of Jasper. Based on Greek. .. Possibly (Persian) "treasure keeper". Kacper is familiar as a boys' name compared to other variations. See also Kaspar.

Cade and variants

Kayden1, Kayde, Kaden1, Kade1
Var. of Cade. Derived fr. Old English, Old French. "Round, gentle; cask." Kade, Kaden and Kayden are Top 2000 baby names.

Kade and variants

Kade2, var. Kadrick, Kadon1, Kaden2
Source fr. Scottish. "From the wetlands." Kadon and Kadrick are more exclusive as children's names among the variant forms of Kade.

Kaden and variants

Kaden3, var. Kaydon, Kaydin, Kayden2, Kaidon, Kaydan, Kaidin, Kaiden, Kadon2, Kaidan, Kadin1, Kadan
Origin fr. Arabic element. "Companion." Kaden (UPPER 27%), Kadin (47%), Kayden (61%), Kadan (88%) and Kaiden (96%) occur regularly as surnames.

Caden and variants

Kaeden, Kadyn, Kadin2, Kaden4
Forms of Caden. Source fr. Scottish word. "Son of Cadán." Adoption of Kaden and variants as children's names in 2018 was down 6.2% compared to the year before.

Kadir, var. Kadeer
Stems fr. Arabic element. "Capable, competent." Kadir and Kadeer are unusual as birth names.

Stems fr. Hebrew. "Who stands before God." Kadmel and Karmiel are creative variations.

Kadmus, Kadmos
Var. of Cadmus. Source fr. Greek language. "From the east." Not in Top 2000.

Kaelan and variants

Kaelan, var. Kellen, Kalin, Kaley, Kalan, Kalen, Kaelin, Kael
Origin fr. Gaelic element. Meaning uncertain. Kaley is rare as a children's name among the variations of Kaelan.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of K- names: Kadyn, Kaeden, Kael, Kaelan, Kaelin

Top 2000 baby names ranking of K- names: Kai, Kaidan, Kaiden, Kain, Kaine

Top 2000 baby names ranking of K- names: Kalan, Kale, Kalen, Kalin, Kasey

Top 2000 baby names ranking of K- names: Kayden, Kaydin, Kaydon, Kellen, Kye

Root fr. Japanese element. "Joyful; right-handed." Kaedon is a slightly prominent boys' name. See also Keenon.

Kato, Kaeto
Var. of Cato. Derivative of Latin word. "All-knowing." Outside Top 2000.

Based on Hebrew, German languages. "Priest." Kahn is unusual as a baby name. See also Kayne.


Form of Cai. Origin fr. Welsh element. .. The name of King Arthur's seneschal .. Kai has risen in favor since 1880-1889. Gender-neutral name.

Kai and variants

Kai2, var. Kye, Keh, Kaj
From Welsh, Scandinavian, Greek languages. "Keeper of the keys; earth." Kai has historically been preferred by parents, although Kye seems to be becoming a favorite too.

Cale and variants

Kayle, Kale, Kaile, Kail
Var. of Cale. Root fr. English. Modern fashionable sounding name of uncertain .. Used somewhat frequently as children's names, Kaile, Kail, etc. sound like the conventional Kyle.

From Hawaiian language. "The seeker." Compare surnames Kami (TOP 61%), Karimi (13%). See also Kam.


Derivative of Hebrew element. "Acquire." Usage of Kain as a birth name in 2018 was up 43.6% compared to 2008. See also Kadin.

Cain and variants

Kaine, Kain2
Var. of Cain. Derived fr. Hebrew word. "Acquired; spear." Prominent, with usage of 0.018% for Kain and Kaine as baby names in 2018, but lower than 0.02% in 2017.

Kairde, Kaird
Forms of Caird. Derived fr. Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Traveling metalsmith; tinker, worker with tin." Kaird and Kairde are not Top 2000 names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for K- names for boys.

1. Kacey - Kaird
Kacey [KC, ..], Jasper [Kacper], Cade [Kayden, ..], Kade [Kadrick, ..], Kaden [Kaydon, ..], Caden [Kaeden, ..], Kadir [Kadeer], Kadmiel, Cadmus [Kadmus, ..], Kaelan [Kellen, ..], Kaemon, Cato [Kato, ..], Kahn, Cai [Kai], Kai [Kye, ..], Cale [Kayle, ..], Kaimi, Kain, Cain [Kaine, ..], Caird [Kairde, ..]

Cairn [Kairns, ..], Kaiser, Caesar [Kaiser], Cajetan [Kajetano, ..], Gaetano [Kayetan, ..], Kalani, Kaleb [Kaylob, ..], Caleb [Kaylob, ..], Kalil [Khalil, ..], Colman [Kalman], Calogero [Kalogerus, ..], Kalogeros [Kalogerus], Calvin [Kalvin], Kalvin [Kalvyn], Kamal [Kamil, ..], Kamden [Kamdon], Kameron [Kamryn, ..], Cameron [Kamrey, ..], Kana, Kane [Keane, ..]

Kaniel, Kannon [Kannen, ..], Kano, Kanoa, Cannon [Kanon], Jacob [Kobus, ..], Kareem [Kharim, ..], Charles [Karoly, ..], Carl [Karl, ..], Kari, Karl [Karson, ..], Carlsen [Karlsson, ..], Carmine [Karmen, ..], Carmelo [Karmello, ..], Karmel [Karmi, ..], Carr [Kerr, ..], Karr, Carson [Kason, ..], Casey [Kasey], Kasey [Kacey]

Kasi [Kasie, ..], Kasimir [Kazmer, ..], Casimir [Kazimir, ..], Caspar [Kaspar], Kaspar [Kasper], Gaspard [Kasper, ..], Kassidy [Kass], Kassim [Kasim, ..], Castor [Kastor], Catlin [Kattlin, ..], Katzir [Katzeer], Kauai [Kawai], Kaufman [Kaufmann], Kavan [Kayven, ..], Cavan [Kavan], Kavanagh [Kavanaugh], Cavanagh [Kavanaugh, ..], Gaius [Keys, ..], Kay [Keh, ..], Caius [Keys, ..]

Kaycee, Caley [Kayley], Kayvan [Keyvan], Caolan [Keelin, ..], Cian [Kian, ..], Keandre [Keondre], Keane [Keyne, ..], Keanu, Kearn [Kearney, ..], Carney [Kearney], Kearney [Kearny, ..], Keaton [Keeton], Keats, Kedar [Keder, ..], Kedrick [Kedric, ..], Keefe [Keeffe], Keegan [Kegan, ..], Keelan [Kelan, ..], Keeley [Keely, ..], Keenan [Kienen, ..]

Kefir, Keiji, Keir [Keer], Keitaro, Keith, Kelby [Kellby, ..], Kell, Kellagh [Kellach], Kellen [Kellin, ..], Keller, Kelly [Kelley], Kelsey [Kelsy, ..], Kelton [Keltonn, ..], Kelvin [Kelwyn, ..], Kelvis [Kelvys, ..], Kemp, Kempton, Kemuel, Ken [Kenny, ..], Kenan [Keenan, ..]

Kendall [Kenny, ..], Kendrew, Kendrick [Kenrik, ..], Kenelm [Kennelm, ..], Kenji [Kenjiro], Kenley [Kenly, ..], Kenn, Kennard [Kenner, ..], Kennedy [Kennedey, ..], Kenneth [Kenny, ..], Kenny [Kinney, ..], Kent [Kentt, ..], Kentaro, Kenton [Kentin, ..], Kenward, Kenway, Kenyatta, Kenyon, Keoki, Keon [Kian]

Keoni [Keon], Kepler [Keppler, ..], Kerem, Kermit, Kern [Kearns, ..], Kernaghan [Kernohan], Kerr [Karr], Kerrick, Kerry [Kerrigan, ..], Kershet, Kerwin [Kirwen, ..], Christopher [Krzysztof, ..], Kester, Kettil [Ketti, ..], Kevin [Kevyn, ..], Keyes [Keys, ..], Keyshawn, Khadim [Khadim, ..], Khalid [Khaled], Khalil [Khaleel, ..]

Khanh [Khan], Kibo, Kidd [Kidder], Kiefer [Kueffner, ..], Ciaran [Kieran], Kieran [Kiran, ..], Killian [Killean, ..], Kim, Kimball [Kimble, ..], Kimberly [Kimberley, ..], Kimo, Kincaid [Kinkade], King, Kingman, Kingsley [Kinsly, ..], Kingston, Kingswell, Kinnard [Kinnaird], Kinnell, Kipling [Kippling]

Kipp [Kyp, ..], Kiran [Kyran, ..], Kirby [Kirkby, ..], Kiril [Kyrill, ..], Cyril [Kyril, ..], Kirk [Kyrk, ..], Kirkland [Kirtland], Kirkley [Kirkly, ..], Kirkwell, Kirkwood, Christian [Krystiano, ..], Kit [Kitt], Nicholas [Klaus, ..], Clayborne [Klaibourne, ..], Clarence [Klarenz, ..], Claude [Klaudio], Klaus [Klaes, ..], Claus [Klaus], Clay [Klay], Clayton [Klayton]

Cleanth [Kleanthes, ..], Klein [Kline, ..], Klemens [Kliment, ..], Clement [Kliment, ..], Cleon [Kleon], Cletus [Kletus, ..], Clinton [Klint], Knightley [Knights, ..], Noah [Knoa], Knoll [Knowles, ..], Knox, Knud, Canute [Knute, ..], Knute [Knut], Koa, Coby [Koby, ..], Kobi [Koby, ..], Kodiak, Cody [Kody], Kody [Kodie, ..]

Kofi, Kojo [Kodzo], Kolby [Kelby], Kolton [Koltin, ..], Connor [Konnor], Konnor [Konor, ..], Konrad [Knoz, ..], Conrad [Kurt, ..], Constantine [Konstanz, ..], Konstantin [Kostas, ..], Corbin [Korbyn, ..], Korbin [Korbyn], Corcoran [Korcoran], Kordell [Kordel, ..], Cordell [Kordelle, ..], Corin [Korrin, ..], Koren, Koresh, Corey [Kory, ..], Kornel [Kornell, ..]

Cornelius [Kornelius, ..], Cort [Kurt, ..], Kort, Cortez [Kortez, ..], Cory [Kory], Kory [Korrey, ..], Cosmo [Kosmo], Costas [Kostis, ..], Kraig, Craig [Kraig], Cramer [Kramer, ..], Kris, Chris [Kris], Krispin, Kristian [Kristien, ..], Kristopher [Krzysztof, ..], Crockett [Krock], Kruz, Xavier [Ksawery], Kumar

Kurt [Kort], Curt [Kurt], Kurtis [Kurtiss], Curtis [Kurtis], Kwame [Kwamina, ..], Kwasi [Kwesi, ..], Kyle [Kyrell, ..], Kyler [Kylor], Kynaston, Kyrie, Kyrone [Kyron, ..]

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