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Kay Meaning


What does Kay mean?

The name Kay is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Kay is "pure, chaste".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "nickname for names beginning with Kay-".

Kay is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Kay.

The Given Name Kay

Kay is a diminutive of Katherine. See Katherine for further details.

Kay is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Kay Panabaker.

Kay Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 3,599 in baby name popularity for girls with 43 occurrences. It ranked 9,112 in baby name popularity for boys with 8 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,853 in baby name popularity for girls with 60 occurrences. It ranked 11,400 in baby name popularity for boys with 6 occurrences.

Want to see how Kay sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Kay Name Popularity Page.

Kay Related Names

Kay is a diminutive of Katherine.

Variants of the name Kay include Kae, Kaye.

Famous Kays

  • Kay Panabaker ~ Actress

Kay Numerology

What will your new littleKay be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Kay are often fearful and artistic but most of all they are read more >>

Kay Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kay in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kay.

Just for fun, see the name Kay in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Kay in Nautical Flags page.