Kai (1)
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Given Name KAI (1)
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: KIE (German, Finnish)   [key]
Meaning & History
Meaning uncertain, possibly a Frisian diminutive of GERHARD, NICOLAAS, CORNELIS or GAIUS.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Kay (Frisian), Kay (German), Cai, Caj, Kaj, Kay (Swedish), Cai, Caj, Kaj, Kay (Norwegian), Cai, Caj, Kaj, Kay (Danish)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Gerhard (Ancient Germanic), Gaios, Nicolaus, Nikolaos (Ancient Greek), Cornelius, Gaius, Caius (Ancient Roman), Nikola (Basque), Cornelius, Gaius (Biblical), Gaios (Biblical Greek), Gaius (Biblical Latin), Nikola, Nikolai, Nikolay (Bulgarian), Gerard, Nicolau (Catalan), Nikola (Croatian), Kornel, Mikuláš, Mikoláš, Mikula, Nikola (Czech), Cornelius, Gerard, Nicholas, Colin, Collin, Connie, Gerrard, Jerrard, Nic, Nick, Nickolas, Nicky, Nik, Nikolas (English), Nikolao, Niĉjo (Esperanto), Nigul (Estonian), Corneille, Gérard, Nicholas, Nicolas (French), Nicolau (Galician), Gaioz, Korneli, Nikoloz, Nika, Nikusha (Georgian), Nicolaos, Nikolaos, Nik, Nikolas (Greek), Gellért, Kornél, Miklós, Nikola, Kolos, Miksa (Hungarian), Gearóid, Nioclás (Irish), Cornelio, Gerardo, Gherardo, Niccolò, Nicola, Nicolò, Nico (Italian), Nikolajs (Latvian), Sjra, Klaos (Limburgish), Kajus (Lithuanian), Nikola (Macedonian), Nikora (Maori), Col (Medieval English), Gerard, Kornel, Mikołaj (Polish), Cornélio, Nicolau, Nico (Portuguese), Cornel, Corneliu, Nicolae, Neculai, Nicu, Nicușor (Romanian), Nikolai, Nikolay (Russian), Neacel, Nicol, Nichol (Scottish), Nikola (Serbian), Kornel, Mikuláš (Slovak), Miklavž, Nikola, Nikolaj, Nik, Niko (Slovene), Cornelio, Gerardo, Nicolao, Nicolás, Nico (Spanish), Mykola (Ukrainian)
See Also
Kai (2), Kai (3)
Popularity
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