Other Origin(s):Celtic
Meaning:Living near the dock; Jackdaw
If baby’s first home is going to be near the water, Keyes can make for a reliable choice. This masculine name has Old English roots and was traditionally used as a last name. From the Middle English word kay, which translates to “quay,” this name referred to someone who lived near a dock or wharf. For a name that reminds baby that they’re just a few steps away from waves of adventure, Keyes can do the job. This moniker may also have Celtic roots, translating to “jackdaw.” By connecting your little one to this small, crow-like bird, Keyes can always remind them to spread their wings and aim for the highest of heights.
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