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Names starting with Ke

Keisha - Modern form of English Keziah, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon.
Kelly - Anglicized unisex form of Irish Gaelic Ceallach, meaning "bright-headed."
Kennard - English name probably derived from Anglo-Saxon Cyneweard, meaning "royal guard."
Keenan - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Cianán, meaning "little ancient one."
Keres - Greek myth name of female "death-spirits," daughters of Nyx, who are the sources of evil. Ker is the singular form and the name of a goddess of violent death.
Keely - Variant spelling of English Keeley, meaning "slender."
Keshia - Variant form of English Keisha, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon.
Keegan - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodhagáin "son of Aodhagán," hence "tiny little fire."
Kevan - Variant spelling of English Kevin, meaning "little comely one."
Kevin - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Caoimhín, meaning "little comely one."
Kestejoo - Native American Algonquin name meaning "slave."
Kenda - Feminine short form of English unisex Kendall, meaning "exalted effigy."
Kenina - Feminine form of English Kenneth, meaning both "comely; finely made" and "born of fire." 
Kelpie - Celtic name meaning "of the color of kelp (sea-weed)." In mythology, this is the name of the water-horse of fairy mythology that change into beautiful women in order to lure them into traps.
Keilani - Hawaiian name meaning "glorious chief."
Kendrick - English surname transferred to forename use, probably derived from the Middle English personal name Cenric, meaning "keen power." 
Keira - Variant spelling of English Keara, meaning "little black one." 
Keto - Greek name meaning "sea monster." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of sharks, whales, and other dangers of the sea.
Keziah - Variant spelling of English Kezia, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon.
Kenny - Pet form of English Kenneth, meaning both "comely; finely made" and "born of fire." 
Keren - Anglicized form of Hebrew Qeren, meaning "horn (of an animal)." Also a short form of Keren-happuch, meaning "horn of antimony," a black paint used for eye-shadow.
Keila - Probably a variant spelling of English Kayla, meaning "slender."
Ketilfríður - Icelandic form of Old Norse Ketilríðr, meaning "cauldron/kettle beautiful."
Keitha - English feminine form of Scottish Keith, probably meaning "forest, wood."
Keanna - Hawaiian name meaning "gracious."
Kenyon - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinín "son of Coinín," hence "little wolf."
Kelley - Variant spelling of English unisex Kelly, meaning "bright-headed."
Kenzie - Short form of Scottish unisex Mackenzie, meaning "comely, finely made."
Kendal - Variant spelling of English unisex Kendall, meaning "exalted effigy." 
Kemp - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from the Middle English word kempe "athlete, wrestler," from Old English kempa, meaning "champion, warrior."
Keith - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, probably derived from a Celtic word meaning "forest, wood."
Kei - Japanese name meaning 1) "blessed, lucky," 2) "happy," 3) "katsura tree," 4) "respectful," 5) "spring," 6) "square jewel," or 7) "sunny." 
Kenneth -   Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Cináed, meaning "born of fire." This was probably the first Anglicization.
Keir - Variant spelling of English Kerr, meaning "from the marshland."
Kekoa - Hawaiian name meaning "the brave one."
Kelsie - Feminine form of English unisex Kelsey, meaning "ship-victory."
Kendall - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the Welsh masculine personal name Cynddelw, meaning "exalted effigy." 
Kelleigh - Feminine form of English unisex Kelly, meaning "bright-headed."
Kephas - Greek name of Aramaic origin, meaning "rock, stone." In the New Testament bible, this is the surname given by Jesus to Simon son of Jona, to distinguish him from Simon Zelotes. 
Kelia - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Kelly, meaning "bright-headed."
Kell - Short form of English unisex Kelly, meaning "bright-headed."
Keefe - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caoimh "descendant of Caomh," hence "beloved, comely."
Keahi - Hawaiian name meaning "flames."
Keallach - Irish name meaning "battle."
Kean - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Cian, meaning "ancient, distant."
Keane - Variant spelling of English Kean, meaning "ancient, distant."
Keanu - Hawaiian name composed of the elements ke "the" and anu "cool," hence "the cool."
Keara - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ciara, meaning "little black one."
Kearney - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cearnaigh "descendant of Cearnaigh," hence "victor, winner."
Keaton - English surname transferred to forename use, probably from the place name Keaton in Ermington, Devon, composed of the Cornish word kee "bank, hedge" and Old English tun "settlement," hence "settlement on the bank."
Keavy - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Caoimhe, meaning "beloved, comely." 
Keaweaheulu - Hawaiian name meaning "cool breeze over the mountains."
Kebi - Egyptian name meaning "honey."
Kedehern - Old Celtic variant form of Welsh Cadeyrn, meaning "battle lord."
Keegsquaw - Native American Algonquin name meaning "virgin."
Keelan - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from a contracted form of the surname Keelahan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Céileacháin, "descendant of Ceileachain," hence "little companion."
Keeleigh - Variant spelling of English Kayley, meaning "slender."
Keeley - Irish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the English personal name Kayley, meaning "slender."
Keelin - Variant spelling of English unisex Keelan, meaning "little companion." 
Kees - Dutch pet form of Roman Latin Cornelius, meaning "of a horn."
Keezheekoni - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "burning fire."
Kefilwe - African Tswana unisex name meaning "I was given."
Kegan - Variant spelling of English Keegan, meaning "tiny little fire."
Keghanoush - Armenian name meaning "elegant and lovely."
Keghetzig - Armenian name meaning "beautiful."
Keghouhi - Armenian name meaning "fair."
Kehat - Variant spelling of Hebrew Kehath, meaning "assembly." 
Kehath - Variant form of Hebrew Qehath, meaning "assembly." 
Keighley - Variant spelling of English Kayley, meaning "slender."
Keiichi - Japanese name meaning "square jewel first (son)."
Keiji - Japanese name meaning "respectful second (son)."
Keiki - Hawaiian name meaning "child."
Keiko - Japanese name meaning 1) "blessed, lucky child," 2) "happy child," 3) "katsura tree child," 4) "respectful child," 5) "spring child," 6) "square jewel child," or 7) "sunny child."
Keithia - Variant spelling of English Keitha, probably meaning "forest, wood."
Kekepania - Hawaiian form of Latin Stephania, meaning "crown."
Kekipi - Hawaiian name meaning "rebel."
Kekona - Hawaiian name meaning "second-born."
Kelan - Variant spelling of English unisex Keelan, meaning "little companion."
Kelcey - Variant spelling of English unisex Kelsey, meaning "ship-victory."
Keld - Danish form of Icelandic and Old Norse Kettil, meaning "cauldron, kettle."
Kelda - From the Old Norse word kelda, meaning "source, spring."
Kele - Native American Hopi name meaning "sparrow."
Kelebek - Turkish name meaning "butterfly."
Kelemen - Hungarian form of Greek Klementos, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Kelila - Hebrew name meaning "crown" or "laurel."
Kelli - Feminine form of English unisex Kelly, meaning "bright-headed."
Kelpy - Variant spelling of Celtic Kelpie, meaning "of the color of kelp (sea-weed)."
Kelsi - Feminine form of English unisex Kelsey, meaning "ship-victory."
Keme - Native American Algonquin name meaning "secret."
Kemen - Basque name meaning "courage, vigor."
Kemena - Feminine form of Basque Kemen, meaning "courage, vigor."
Kemina - Variant of Basque Kemena, meaning "courage, vigor."
Kemnebi - Egyptian name meaning "black panther."
Kemosiri - Egyptian name meaning "black Osiris."
Kenaniah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Kenanyah, meaning "Jehovah establishes" or "whom Jehovah defends."
Kenaz - Anglicized form of Hebrew Qenaz, meaning "hunter." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Eliphaz and a brother of Caleb.
Kendra - Feminine form of English Kendrick, meaning "keen power." 
Kenel - Armenian name meaning "to buy; purchase."
Kenelm - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Cenhelm, meaning "keen protection." 
Kenith - Variant spelling of English Kenneth, meaning both "born of fire" and "comely; finely made."
Kenna -   Feminine form of English Kenneth, meaning both "comely; finely made" and "born of fire." 
Kennedy - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use in honor of the assassinated American president John F. Kennedy, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Cinnéidigh, meaning "ugly head."
Kennet - Scandinavian form of English Kenneth, meaning both "comely; finely made" and "born of fire." 
Kenrick - Variant spelling of English Kendrick, meaning "keen power."
Kenshin - Japanese name meaning "modest truth."
Kent -   Contracted form of Scandinavian Kennet, meaning both "comely; finely made" and "born of fire." 
Kentigern - Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Ceanntighern, meaning "head lord."
Kenya - Pet form of Russian Innokentiy, meaning "harmless, innocent." Compare with feminine Kenya.
Keoki - Hawaiian form of English George, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Keokolo - Hawaiian form of English Theodore, meaning "gift of God."
Keoni - Hawaiian form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Kepa - Basque form of Greek Kephas, meaning "rock."
Kephalos - Greek name meaning "head." In mythology, this is the name of the faithful husband of Procris.
Kepheus - Greek name meaning "gardener." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Ethiopia, the husband of Cassiopeia.
Kepi - Egyptian name meaning "tempest."
Kerberos - Greek name meaning "demon of the pit." In mythology, this is the name of thethree-headed dog that guards the entrance to Hades. 
Kerecacpa - Avestan name meaning "he of the lean horse." In mythology, this is the name of a hero god of second-rank in heaven who avenges his brother Urvaksha.
Keren-hapuch - Variant spelling of English Keren-happuch, meaning "horn of antimony," a black paint used for eye-shadow.
Kerena - Variant form of English Keren, meaning "horn (of an animal)." 
Kerenhappuch - Variant spelling of English Keren-happuch, meaning "horn of antimony," a black paint used for eye-shadow.
Kerenhapuch - Variant spelling of English Keren-happuch, meaning "horn of antimony," a black paint used for eye-shadow.
Kerensa - English name derived from the Cornish word kerensa, meaning "love."
Kerenza - Variant spelling of English Kerensa, meaning "love."
Kerman - Basque form of Roman Germanus, meaning "from Germany." 
Kermit - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Diarmaid, meaning "without envy."
Kerneels - Afrikaans (South African Dutch) form of Roman Latin Cornelius, meaning "of a horn."
Kerr - Scottish surname transferred to English forename use, meaning "from the marshland."
Kesed - Hebrew name meaning "increase." In the bible, this is the name of the 4th son of Nahor. Chesed is the Anglicized form.
Kesegowaase - Native American Algonquin name meaning "swift."
Keshaun - Elaborated form of English Shaun, meaning "God is gracious."
Keshet - Hebrew name meaning"rainbow."
Kesi - Egyptian name meaning "born of a troubled father."
Kester - Medieval Scottish form of Latin Crescentius, meaning "to spring up, grow, thrive."
Ketilríðr - Old Norse name composed of the elements ketill "cauldron, kettle" and friðr "beautiful," hence "cauldron/kettle beautiful."
Kettil - Icelandic and Old Norse name derived from the word ketill, meaning "cauldron, kettle."
Ketzia - Variant spelling of English Kezia, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon. 
Kevyn - Variant spelling of English Kevin, meaning "little comely one."
Keysha - Variant spelling of English Keisha, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon.
Keyx - Greek name, possibly meaning "kingfisher." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Thessaly, the son of Eosphoros.
Kezia - Anglicized form of Hebrew Qetsiyah, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon. In the bible, this is the name of the second daughter of Job, born after his trial. 
Kevork - Armenian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Kelsey - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the Old Anglo-Saxon personal name Céolsige, meaning "ship-victory."
Kenanyah - Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah establishes" or "whom Jehovah defends." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who was the chief of the Temple singers who conducted the music when the Ark of the Covenant was moved from the house of Obed-edom to Jerusalem.
Kelvin - First used in the 1920s, this English name was derived from the name of a Scottish river, possibly meaning "friendly river." 
Keshawn - Elaborated form of English Shawn, meaning "God is gracious."
Keeva - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Caoimhe, meaning "beloved, comely." 
Kelome - Hawaiian form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."
Keala - Hawaiian name meaning "the pathway."
Kenji - Japanese name meaning "healthy second (son)" or 2) studying second (son)."
Kerbasi - Basque name meaning "warrior."
Keahi - Hawaiian name meaning "flames."
Keelan - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from a contracted form of the surname Keelahan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Céileacháin, "descendant of Ceileachain," hence "little companion."
Keelin - Variant spelling of English unisex Keelan, meaning "little companion." 
Kefilwe - African Tswana unisex name meaning "I was given."
Kei - Japanese name meaning 1) "blessed, lucky," 2) "excellent," 3) "respect," 4) "square jewel," or 5) "wise."
Kelan - Variant spelling of English unisex Keelan, meaning "little companion."
Kelcey - Variant spelling of English unisex Kelsey, meaning "ship-victory."
Kell - Short form of English unisex Kelly, meaning "bright-headed."
Kelley - Variant spelling of English unisex Kelly, meaning "bright-headed."
Kelly - Anglicized unisex form of Irish Gaelic Ceallach, meaning "bright-headed."
Kelsey - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the Old Anglo-Saxon personal name Céolsige, meaning "ship-victory."
Ken (japanese - 1-健, 2-謙, 3-研): Japanese name meaning 1) "healthy, strong" or 2) "modest," or 3) "study."
Kendal - Variant spelling of English unisex Kendall, meaning "exalted effigy." 
Kendall - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the Welsh masculine personal name Cynddelw, meaning "exalted effigy." 
Kenzie - Short form of English unisex Mackenzie, meaning "comely, finely made."

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