First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kyes

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kid, the child within.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kyes

Nancy Kyes is an actress. She was most active from 1976 to 1992. Nancy was given the name Nancy Louise Kyes on December 19th, 1949 in Falls Church, Virginia. Nancy is also known as Nancy Loomis.


His military service ended in 1943. James was born on April 16th, 1906 in Everett, Washington. He passed away on December 23rd, 1943.


Roger M. Kyes was a United States Deputy Secretary of Defense. Roger was born on March 6th, 1906 in Palestine, Ohio, United States. He passed away on February 14th, 1971.


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Popularity of Kyes as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kyes U.S.
  White 91.45% 64.26%
  African American 1.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kyes

People with the last name Kyes are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kyes

  • How Popular is the name Kyes? As a last name Kyes was the 45,653rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kyes first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kyes is Tuesday, March 19th, 1901.
  • How unique is the name Kyes? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kyes. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kyes: Your name in reverse order is Seyk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kyse. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kyes? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 468 people with the last name Kyes.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kyes? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kyes as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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