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Boy Names Starting with Ka-

Ka- baby names and what they mean, with 92 results. Ka- names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names are at the apex of their popularity today (ADOPTION OF 1.3%), except for names like Kahlil which have fallen out of fashion. The most trendy birth names among these are Kai (#113), Kane (#319), Karson (#265), Kaiser (#813) and Kannon (#593), while Kamp (TOP 5%) and Kates (5%) are familiar Ka- surnames. Here is the list of Ka- names for girls.

Ka- names

Kacey - Kai | Kail - Kalvin | Kamal - Karman | Karmel - Katzir | Kauai - Kayvan

Kacey - Kai

Kacey and variants

Kacey, var. Kasey, Kacy
Variant of Casey or a creation .. Popular. Compare Kacey and common -cey last names Racey (UPPER 20%), Macey (8%).


Var. of Jasper. Based on Greek element. .. Possibly (Persian) "treasure keeper". Not widespread. Kacper is not listed in the US Census. See also Kasper.

Var. of Kedar. Root fr. Arabic word. "Powerful." Kadar, like the similar Kadan, exists more often as a surname. See also Kadir.

Cade and variants

Kayden1, Kayde, Kaden1, Kade1
Forms of Cade. Derived fr. Old English, Old French words. "Round, gentle; cask." Kade, Kayde, etc. are seldom found as masculine names.

Kade and variants

Kade2, var. Kadrick, Kadon1, Kaden2
Derivative of Scottish. "From the wetlands." Kadrick and variants grew in popularity in 2006 and are less widespread today.

Khadim and variants

Kadeen, Kadeem
Var. of Khadim. Based on Arabic. "Servant." Kadeem and Kadeen are scarcely used men's names.

Caden and variants

Kaeden, Kadyn, Kadin1, Kaden3
Forms of Caden. Stems fr. Scottish language. "Son of Cadán." Kaden, Kadyn and Kaeden were among 2018's Top names.

Kaden and variants

Kaden4, var. Kaydon, Kaydin, Kayden2, Kaydan, Kaidin, Kaidon, Kaiden, Kaidan, Kadon2, Kadan, Kadin2
Derivative of Arabic word. "Companion." Kadan, Kadin, etc. are seldom found as given names.

Kadir, var. Kadeer
Root fr. Arabic language. "Capable, competent." Kadir and Kadeer are rarely used as men's names, and Kadir appears regularly (TOP 37%) as a surname.

From Hebrew. "Who stands before God." Not in Top 2000.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ka- names: Kacey, Kacper, Kade, Kadeem, Kaden

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ka- names: Kadin, Kadyn, Kaeden, Kael, Kaelan

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ka- names: Kaelin, Kahlil, Kai, Kaidan, Kaiden

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ka- names: Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kasey, Kayden

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ka- names: Kaydin, Kaydon

Kadmus, Kadmos
Var. of Cadmus. Source fr. Greek. "From the east." Outside Top 2000.


Var. of Kellen. Root fr. Gaelic word. "Slender." Used somewhat widely as a children's name, Kaelan is comparable to the conventional Kylan.

Kaelan and variants

Kaelan2, var. Kalin, Kaley, Kalen, Kalan, Kael, Kaelin
Origin fr. Gaelic word. Meaning uncertain. Somewhat common as boys' names, Kaley, Kaelan, etc. are pronounced like the familiar Klay.

Stems fr. Japanese element. "Joyful; right-handed." Kaeson is a slightly prominent boys' name. See also Kannon.

Kato, Kaeto
Forms of Cato. Based on Latin element. "All-knowing." Kaete and Keto are creative forms.

Kagen, Kagan
Var. of Keegan. Source fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Small flame; ardent." Katen (UPPER 28%), Kaven (77%) are common last names.


Var. of Khalil. Based on Arabic word. "Friend." Less widespread today. Kahlil was last listed in 2017 in the Top 2000. See also Kahleel.

Source fr. Hebrew, German words. "Priest." Kahn, like the similar-sounding Keen, occurs more often as a last name. See also Kain.

Kai and variants

Kai1, var. Kaj
Derived fr. Welsh, Scandinavian, Greek words. "Keeper of the keys; earth." Popular, with usage of 0.19% for Kai and Kaj as boys' names in 2018, higher than 0.17% the year before.

Var. of Cai. Derivative of Welsh word. .. The name of King Arthur's seneschal .. Unisex name. Usage of Kai as a birth name in 2018 was up a lot compared to the previous decade.

Quick Reference

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

1. Kacey - Kai
Kacey [Kacy, Kasey], Jasper [Kacper], Kedar [Kadar], Cade [Kayde, Kayden, ..], Kade [Kadon, Kadrick, ..], Khadim [Kadeen, Kadeem], Caden [Kadyn, Kaeden, ..], Kaden [Kaydon, Kaydin, ..], Kadir [Kadeer], Kadmiel, Cadmus [Kadmus, Kadmos], Kellen [Kaelan], Kaelan [Kalin, Kaley, ..], Kaemon, Cato [Kato, Kaeto], Keegan [Kagen, Kagan], Khalil [Kahlil], Kahn, Kai [Kaj], Cai [Kai]

Cale [Kale, Kayle, ..], Kaimi, Kenan [Kain], Cain [Kain, Kaine], Kain, Caird [Kaird, Kairde], Cairn [Kairns, Kairne, ..], Caesar [Kaiser], Kaiser, Cajetan [Kajetan, Kajetano], Gaetano [Kayetan, Kajetano, ..], Kalani, Kaleb [Kaylob, Kayleb], Caleb [Kaylob, Kayleb, ..], Kalil [Kaleel, Kahlil, ..], Colman [Kalman], Calogero [Kalogerus, Kalogeros], Kalogeros [Kalogerus], Kalvin [Kalvyn], Calvin [Kalvin]

Kamal [Kamil, Kameel], Kamden [Kamdon], Cameron [Kamrey, Kameron], Kameron [Kamryn, Kamron, ..], Kana, Kane [Kayne, Kaine, ..], Kaniel, Kannon [Kannen, Kannan], Kano, Kanoa, Cannon [Kanon], Jacob [Kapel], Kepler [Kappler], Kareem [Karim, Karam], Carl [Karl, Karel], Charles [Karoly, Karolik, ..], Kari, Karl [Karson, Karoly, ..], Carlsen [Karlson, Karlsson, ..], Carmine [Karmen, Karman]

Carmelo [Karmelo, Karmello, ..], Karmel [Karmi, Karmello, ..], Kearney [Karny, Karney], Karr, Kerr [Karr], Carr [Karr], Carson [Kason, Karson], Kasey [Kacey], Casey [Kasey], Kasi [Kasie, Kasey, ..], Kasimir [Kazmer, Kazimir, ..], Casimir [Kazimir, Kazimierz, ..], Caspar [Kaspar], Kaspar [Kasper], Gaspard [Kasper, Kaspar], Kassidy [Kass], Kassim [Kasim, Kaseem], Castor [Kastor], Catlin [Katlin, Kattlin], Katzir [Katzeer]

Kauai [Kawai], Kaufman [Kaufmann], Kavan [Kayven, Kayvan], Cavan [Kavan], Kavanagh [Kavanaugh], Cavanagh [Kavanagh, Kavanaugh], Kay [Kai], Caius [Kay, Kaye], Gaius [Kay, Kaye], Kaycee, Caley [Kayley], Kayvan

Usage comparison for Ka- names