Kei - boys name

Kei name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 17%

Kei name meaning:

The name Kei is of Japanese origin and can have several meanings depending on the kanji characters used to write it. One possible meaning of Kei is "respect" or "celebrate," reflecting values of honor and admiration. Another interpretation could be "wise" or "blessed," suggesting intelligence and good fortune. Kei can also mean "joy" or "be glad," embodying feelings of happiness and contentment.

Overall, the name Kei conveys positive attributes and qualities, making it a meaningful and desirable choice for a boy. With its various interpretations, Kei can represent different aspirations and characteristics that parents may wish for their son to embody. It is a name that carries a sense of dignity, wisdom, and happiness, signifying a promising future and a fulfilling life ahead.

Origin: Japanese

Rapture, reverence.


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Other boys names beginning with K


Overall UK ranking: 3990 out of 4789

4 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

Historical popularity of Kei

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