Other Origin(s):Scottish, Turkish
Meaning:Pure; Key; Creek boy
Sweet and minimalistic, Cay is a feminine name derived from many possible origins. Cay is most popularly a respelling of Kay, from the Greek Katherine, meaning “pure.” Kay shines as a retro nickname, while Cay flaunts a distinctive style with its gentle “c” spelling. Cay is also a Scottish surname meaning “key,” ideal for the keeper of your heart. In Turkish, Çay is a habitational surname meaning “creek boy,” lending your water baby an elemental edge. Cay may also derive from names like Caylee and Cadence, giving Cay a contemporary flair. Regardless of your connection to this name, Cay offers an endearing title for your pure-hearted cherub.
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