Origin:Japanese
Popularity:12341
Meaning:Blessed; Respect; Joyous
Kei is a name of Japanese origin that can be either masculine or feminine. Meaning “blessed,” “respect,” or “joyous,” this name is sure to remind baby to appreciate all the good things in life. Kei can also be used as a shortened form of Keiko, a feminine name that means “happy child.” Each giggle and smile that baby makes is going to be a wonderful sight—the name Kei will remind them to hold onto that joy all through their life.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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