• 1k Kee
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kee

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Kee
See Kie Ky, and Kine.

Etymology: AS. , pl. of cow. See Kine

Wiktionary
  1. Alternative form of kie

kee was also found in the following language(s): Comanche, Estonian, and Mandinka

Notable Persons Named Kee

Kee Marcello Löfbom is a hard rock, heavy metal music, and glam metal musician. He was most active from 1978 to present. Kee was born on February 20th, 1960 in Ludvika, Sweden.

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Kee MacFarlane is a social worker and social work. Kee was given the name Kathleen MacFarlane in 1947.

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Kee was born on May 15th, 1960.

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Kee Thuan Chye is a journalist, editor, author, playwright, actor, civil liberty advocate, and journalism.

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Kee was born in 1863. Kee is also known as Krani Abdullah and Kim Swee.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kee

Tan Kah Kee was a businessman. Tan was born on October 21st, 1874 in Jimei District. Tan is also known as Chen Jiageng. He breathed his last breath on August 12th, 1961.

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John P. Kee is a gospel music and contemporary worship music singing, songwriter, and pastor. He plays Keyboard instrument, Guitar, Drum kit, and Vocals. John was given the name John Prince Kee on June 4th, 1962.

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Billy Kee is a soccer player for the Accrington Stanley F.C., Leicester City F.C., Torquay United F.C., Burton Albion F.C., Scunthorpe United F.C., Mansfield Town F.C., Northern Ireland national under-19 football team, and Northern Ireland national under-21 football team. Billy was born on December 1st, 1990 in Loughborough, England.

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Gab Chee Kee is a rock music, hard rock, and soft rock musician. He plays Guitar, Fender Telecaster, Fender Stratocaster, Gibson Les Paul, and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1993. Gab was given the name Gabriel Ignatius J. Chee Kee on July 30th, 1976 in Manila.

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Hwang Kee was a martial artist. Hwang was born on November 9th, 1914 in Gyeonggi Province. He left this life on July 14th, 2002.

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How popular is the baby name Kee in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 5 0 5
1911 6 0 6
1915 6 0 6
1916 7 0 7
1917 13 0 13
1918 18 0 18
1919 16 0 16
1920 18 0 18
1921 24 0 24
1922 27 0 27
1923 18 0 18
1924 44 0 44
1925 41 0 41
1926 30 0 30
1927 39 0 39
1928 29 0 29
1929 35 0 35
1930 26 0 26
1931 22 0 22
1932 27 0 27
1933 39 0 39
1934 21 0 21
1935 27 0 27
1936 28 0 28
1937 26 0 26
1938 30 0 30
1939 28 0 28
1940 30 0 30
1941 29 0 29
1942 27 0 27
1943 21 0 21
1944 28 0 28
1945 17 0 17
1946 25 0 25
1947 24 0 24
1948 13 0 13
1949 21 0 21
1950 17 0 17
1951 13 0 13
1952 12 0 12
1953 15 0 15
1954 10 0 10
1955 13 0 13
1956 8 0 8
1957 11 0 11
1958 14 0 14
1959 9 0 9
1960 9 0 9
1961 10 0 10
1962 9 0 9
1963 12 0 12
1964 11 0 11
1965 12 0 12
1966 9 0 9
1967 8 0 8
1968 14 0 14
1969 11 0 11
1970 10 5 5
1971 11 0 11
1972 8 0 8
1974 6 0 6
1975 5 0 5
1976 6 0 6
1977 7 0 7
1978 6 0 6
1979 5 0 5
1980 9 0 9
1981 9 0 9
1982 12 0 12
1983 12 0 12
1984 5 0 5
1985 5 0 5
1986 8 0 8
1987 11 0 11
1988 7 0 7
1989 18 0 18
1990 16 5 11
1991 12 0 12
1992 10 0 10
1993 12 0 12
1994 9 0 9
1995 13 0 13
1996 8 0 8
1997 11 0 11
1998 6 0 6
1999 6 0 6
2000 5 0 5
2001 6 0 6
2003 5 0 5
2005 7 0 7
2010 5 0 5
2015 7 0 7
2016 6 0 6

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Popularity of Kee as a last name

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Common last names for Kee

  • Lee
  • Yazzie
  • Wong
  • Begay
  • Kim
  • Tsosie
  • Fong
  • Chan
  • Young
  • Chang
  • Johnson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kee U.S.
  White 51.25% 64.26%
  African American 21.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 10.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kee

People with the last name Kee are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Kee

  • How Popular is the name Kee? Kee is the 8,305th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kee was the 3,932nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kee have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,416 babies born with the first name Kee in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kee to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kee? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kee first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kee is Friday, April 21st, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Kee born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kee was in 1924 with a total of 44 babies.
  • Random Kee Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kee ranks 105th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 9 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Kee: Your name in reverse order is Eek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eke. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kee? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,049 people with the last name Kee.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kee? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Kee as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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