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Kye

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
683
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Kye mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kye

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

Wiktionary

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

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Kye

Kye was born on October 23rd, 1989.

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Kye Fleming is a country music musician. She was most active from 1970 to present. Kye was given the name Rhonda Kye Fleming on October 9th, 1951. Kye is also known as Fleming and Rhonda Kye.

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Kye Palmer is a jazz, music of latin america, and rockabilly musician. He plays Trumpet and Flugelhorn. He was most prominent from 1981 to present. Kye was born on November 10th, 1962.

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Kye was born on January 18th, 1990.

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Kye Song-hyok is a soccer player for the April 25 Sports Club and North Korea national football team. Kye was born on November 12th, 1992 in North Korea.

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Kye Stewart is an athlete. Kye was born on February 17th, 1985 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kye

Yong-mook was born on September 8th, 1904. Yong-mook is also known as Kye Yong-Muk, Gye Yongmuk, and Gei long-mug. He breathed his last breath on August 9th, 1961.

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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 158 10 148
2014 191 18 173
2015 219 10 209
2016 361 13 348

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Popularity of Kye as a first name

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Popularity of Kye as a last name

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Common last names for Kye

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Common first names for Kye

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kye

  • How Popular is the name Kye? Kye is the 4,659th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kye was the 33,410th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,522 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 2016 with a total of 348 babies.
  • Random Kye Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kye is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2008.
  • 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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  • Sources:
  • 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).
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