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What does the name "Kay" mean?

Kay (Greek): Rejoice

The name "Kay" is of Greek origin and it means "Rejoice". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 50 other names that are similar to this one.

K is for kid, the child within.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ayk". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Kay" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Kay? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 101,927 babies born with the name Kay in the United States. That's more than enough Kaies to occupy the territory of Aruba (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 101,484 (as of September 29, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1882 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kay" was in 1942 with a total of 3,622 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kaies)

According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kay" is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1915. Across the entire United States a total of only 275 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Kay popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kay in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Kay

Kay Panabaker

Kay Panabaker is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Kay was born in 1990 as Stephanie Kay Panabaker in Orange, Texas, U.S.

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Kay Francis

Kay Francis is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1925 to 1948. Kay was born in 1899 as Katharine Edwina Gibbs in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.

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Past life for Kay born Nov 17, 1995

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.