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Boy Names Starting with Kay-

Kay- baby names and what they mean, with 14 results. Kay- names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2014 (USAGE OF 0.26%) and are almost as popular today (USAGE 0.23%, DOWN 13%), but with names such as Kay becoming less stylish. Kayden (#97) is the most contemporarily stylish boy name here, while Kayo (TOP 88%) and Kayr (68%) are conventional Kay- last names. Here is the list of Kay- names for girls.

Kay- names

Kay - Kayvan

Gaius and variants

Kaye1, Kay1
Var. of Gaius. Root fr. Latin. "Happy." Koy is also a somewhat common boys' name.

Kaye2, Kay2
Forms of Caius. Root fr. Latin word. "Happy." Kaye (compare Raye, Jaye) is a popular -aye suffix surname.


Root fr. Latin, Old Welsh words. "Happy, rejoicing." Somewhat unusual as a birth name, Kay occurs more conventionally as a last name. Unisex name.

Currently popular in Nigeria and Africa. Scarce. Kaycee is not found in the US Census. Unisex name.

Kaden and variants

Kaydon, Kaydin, Kayden1, Kaydan
Var. of Kaden. Derivative of Arabic word. "Companion." Usage of Kaydan, Kayden, etc. as baby names in 2018 was up 2% compared to the previous year.

Cade and variants

Kayden2, Kayde
Forms of Cade. Origin fr. Old English, Old French. "Round, gentle; cask." Kayde and Kayden became more trendy in 2018, gaining on average +1 position as children's names with Kayden rising the most.

Form of Gaetano. Stems fr. Italian, Latin words. "From Gaeta." Kayetan is not in the Top 2000. See also Kaydan.

Form of Cale. From English element. Modern fashionable sounding name of uncertain .. Kayle, like the similar-sounding Kaley, exists more often as a last name. Gender-neutral name.

Caleb and variants

Kaylob1, Kayleb1
Forms of Caleb. Root fr. Hebrew word. "Faith, devotion, whole hearted." Uncommon, with usage of 0.001% for Kayleb and Kaylob as birth names in 2018, less than 0.005% the year before.

Kaylob2, Kayleb2
Forms of Kaleb. Derivative of Hebrew. "Dog; tenacious and aggressive." Kayleb and Kaylob became less trendy last year, falling on average -106 positions as birth names with Kayleb dropping the most.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kay- names: Kay, Kayden, Kaydin, Kaydon, Kaye

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kay- names: Kayleb, Kayne

Var. of Caley. Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Slender." A seldom-used birth name. Gender-neutral name.


Var. of Kane. Root fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Battle." Used frequently as a birth name, Kayne is comparable to the conventional Wayne. See also Dayne.

Kayven, Kayvan1
Forms of Kavan. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Handsome." Uncommon as children's names, but Kayvan and Kayven are comparable to the more common Jayven.

Origin fr. Iranian. "World or universe." Kaevan and Keavan are creative variations. See also Kavan.

Quick Reference

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

1. Kay - Kayvan
Gaius [Kay, Kaye], Caius [Kay, Kaye], Kay, Kaycee, Kaden [Kaydon, Kaydin, Kayden, Kaydan], Cade [Kayde, Kayden], Gaetano [Kayetan], Cale [Kayle], Caleb [Kaylob, Kayleb], Kaleb [Kaylob, Kayleb], Caley [Kayley], Kane [Kayne], Kavan [Kayven, Kayvan], Kayvan

Usage comparison for Kay- names