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Popularity
102k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kay

Gender: Girl. Ranked #619 most popular

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 agreeable, the best side of you!

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 "Aky". 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 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kay" is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of only 159 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 region near the Rockies? 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 Sep 27, 1940

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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

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