US Popularity:9263
Other Origin(s):British, German, Greek
Meaning:Pure; Rejoice; Quay
Keye is a masculine name with endless origins, most popularly considered a form of Kaye. Keye’s lengthy journey includes being a variation of European surnames rooted in German, French, and Old English, possibly meaning “quay.” This chipper title has also led a fulfilling life as a diminutive of countless names, so it’s safe to say Keye is well-traveled. Keye’s Latin roots link it to Gaius, meaning “rejoice,” and its Greek roots suggest it’s a descendant of Katherine, meaning “pure.” Keye may also be a respelling of Key—for the cherished little one who holds the key to your heart.

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