Subject: Re: Anyone know the correct origin of Kyna?
Author: Norah Namenerd   (Authenticated as Norah Namenerd)
Date: August 11, 2010 at 10:37:59 PM
Reply to: Anyone know the correct origin of Kyna? by Midnite1233
I can tell you that it's definitely not Gaelic. Gaelic has no letter K or letter Y in the alphabet.

My guess is that Kyna may be a modern coinage, based on names like Kyra, Kyla etc. as possibly a feminine form of Kynan. It seems to be most popular in Australia, where Kynan seems to be more popular than anywhere else.

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