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First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
683
in the U.S.
in 2010

Kye

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35k Kai (Polynesian/Hawaiian)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1956 9 0 9
1958 7 0 7
1959 7 0 7
1960 11 5 6
1961 7 0 7
1962 9 0 9
1963 8 0 8
1964 5 0 5
1966 5 0 5
1968 8 0 8
1969 6 0 6
1970 12 0 12
1971 7 0 7
1972 9 0 9
1973 9 0 9
1974 17 0 17
1975 10 0 10
1976 11 0 11
1977 17 5 12
1978 11 0 11
1979 11 0 11
1980 15 0 15
1981 16 0 16
1982 13 0 13
1983 23 0 23
1984 19 0 19
1985 27 0 27
1986 26 0 26
1987 42 7 35
1988 33 0 33
1989 35 0 35
1990 46 12 34
1991 44 0 44
1992 50 8 42
1993 43 0 43
1994 50 8 42
1995 45 0 45
1996 40 5 35
1997 57 11 46
1998 53 12 41
1999 61 10 51
2000 74 0 74
2001 84 13 71
2002 114 5 109
2003 117 12 105
2004 105 11 94
2005 143 16 127
2006 122 14 108
2007 131 8 123
2008 139 17 122
2009 155 7 148
2010 147 0 147
2011 165 8 157
2012 163 9 154
2013 157 10 147
2014 191 18 173
2015 219 10 209

Fun Facts about the name Kye

  • How many people with the first name Kye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,160 babies born with the first name Kye in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kye to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kye? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Kye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kye is Wednesday, September 27th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Kye born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kye was in 2015 with a total of 209 babies.
  • Random Kye Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kye is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 13 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Kye: Your name in reverse order is Eyk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eyk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kye? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 683 people with the last name Kye.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kye? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kye as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kye U.S.
  White 19.33% 64.26%
  African American 22.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 54.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kye

People with the last name Kye are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

Entire United States

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kye" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kye as well as things modernly associated with the name Kye such as celebrities named Kye.

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Origin and Meaning of Kye

The name "Kye" is of American origin, and it means "Ocean". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Possibly a modern phonetic rendering of Kai, or a short form of Kyle and Kyler.

  1. A male given name.

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What does the name Kye mean?

Kis for knowledge, an avid learner

Yis for young, the years never show!

Eis for expressive, not one to hold within.

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