Kei

Kei is a Japanese unisex name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: kei 慧 "wise"; kei 圭 "square jewel; corner, angle, edge" kei 恵 "favor; blessing, grace"; kei 景 "view, scenery"; kei 京 "capital city; 1016"  There are other meanings depending on the kanji used. Written in hiragana it's けい. Origin: Japanese    

Kinsey

Kinsey comes from an English surname which comes from a Middle English given name, Kynsey, which comes from Old English Cynesige meaning "royal victory", made up from Old English elements cyne (royal, kingly) and sige (victory, success). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Kynsey (English, Middle English)   Male forms: Kynsey (English, Middle English) Cynesige (Old English)  

Kirin

Kirin is the name of a mythological creature in Chinese mythology (also spelled qirin, xilin, and qilin), a hooved chimerical creature which was said to appear when a great sage was born or the imminent death of one, and is considered an omen of good luck. The appearance of a Kirin is debated- it could have the …

Kay

Kay is the name of a knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legend (also known as Kai, Cai and Cei), the name of Arthur’s foster-brother and seneschel. The name may have originated as a Welsh form of Gaius, a Roman given name of uncertain meaning though it’s been linked to Latin gaudere meaning “to rejoice” though it may also be derived …

Kari

Kari (pr. kah-ree or care-ee) is a Norwegian female name, a diminutive of Katarina, the Scandinavian form of Katherine which is the English form of Greek Aikaterine though the etymology behind the name is not certain. It could be derived from another Greek name, Hekaterine from hekateros meaning “each of the two” or from Hecate, the name of the Greek goddess of witchcraft, the underworld, and crossroads. Though …

Karma

Karma is the name of a concept or belief in several Eastern religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism) in which the sum actions of an individual determines their next life. If a person has done good deeds in their life, they can expect good things to happen in their next one, and vice versa with bad …

Kira

Kira is the Russian feminine form of Cyrus, the Latinized form of Ancient Greek Kyros, the Greek form of Persian Kurush of unknown meaning and origin. Several possible meanings have been attributed to it, however, such as “far-sighted”, “young”, “sun”, “hero”, “one who bestows care”, and “humiliator of the enemy in verbal contest” from Elamite, an extinct language that was once …

Karen

Karen is the Danish shortened form of Katherine, which is the English form of Greek Aikaterine though the etymology behind the name is not certain. It could be derived from another Greek name, Hekaterine from hekateros meaning “each of the two” or from Hecate, the name of the Greek goddess of witchcraft, the underworld, and crossroads. Though her name is of uncertain meaning it’s …

Kit

Kit originated as a nickname for Christopher (the English form of Greek Christophoros meaning “bearing Christ” from Greek pheros (to carry, to bear, to bring) and Greek given name Christos meaning “anointed”) or Katherine (the English form of Greek Aikaterine though the etymology behind the name is not certain. It could be derived from another Greek name, Hekaterine from hekateros meaning “each of the two” or from Hecate, the name of the …

Kirby

Kirby comes from an English surname, a habitational name for someone who lived near a place called Kirby or Kirkby. It's made up form Old Norse kirkja (church) and býr (settlement) essentially meaning "church settlement". Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Kerby (English) Kirbee (English) Kirbie (English)  

Kelsey

Kelsey comes from an English surname via a place name, the name of several towns in Lincolnshire, England. The meaning of the name seems to be uncertain as I've seen two different meanings for it: the first is that it could mean "Ceol's island", made up from Old English elements ceol (ship) and eg (island); I've also seen …

Kendall

Kendall comes from an English surname, a locational name with two possible origins. The first is that it comes from the name of a town in Cumbria, England, originally recorded as Kirkby Kendal meaning "church by the valley of the River Kent", made up of Old Norse kelda (spring, well) and dalr (valley). It could also be an …