Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KIE(German, Swedish, Finnish)
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Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, possibly a Frisian diminutive of Gerhard, Nicolaas, Cornelis or Gaius.

Related Names

VariantsKay(Frisian) Kay(German) Kay, Cai, Caj, Kaj(Swedish) Kay, Kaj(Norwegian) Kaj, Kay, Cai(Danish) Kaj(Finnish)
Other Languages & CulturesNikollë(Albanian) Gerhard(Ancient Germanic) Gaios, Nicolaus, Nikolaos(Ancient Greek) Cornelius, Gaius, Caius(Ancient Roman) Nikola(Basque) Mikalai, Mikalay(Belarusian) Cornelius, Gaius(Biblical) Gaios(Biblical Greek) Gaius(Biblical Latin) Nikola, Nikolai, Nikolay(Bulgarian) Gerard, Nicolau(Catalan) Nikola(Croatian) 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, Nicolas(French) Nicolau(Galician) Gaioz, Korneli, Nikoloz, Nika, Niko, Nikusha(Georgian) Nicolaos, Nikolaos, Nik, Nikolas, Nikos(Greek) Gellért, Kornél, Miklós, Nikolasz, Kolos, Miksa(Hungarian) Gearóid, Nioclás(Irish) Cornelio, Gerardo, Gherardo, Niccolò, Nicola, Caio, Nico, Nicolao, Nicolò(Italian) Ģirts, Nikolajs, Klāvs, Niklāvs(Latvian) Sjra, Klaos(Limburgish) Kajus(Lithuanian) Klaas(Low German) Nikola(Macedonian) Nikora(Maori) Nichol, Nicol, Col(Medieval English) Gerard, Kornel, Mikołaj(Polish) Caio, Nicolau, Cornélio, Nico(Portuguese) Cornel, Corneliu, Nicolae, Neculai, Nicu, Nicușor(Romanian) Nikolai, Nikolay(Russian) Niillas, Nilas(Sami) Neacel, Nichol, Nicol(Scottish) Nikola(Serbian) Kornel, Mikuláš(Slovak) Miklavž, Nikola, Nikolaj, Nik, Niko(Slovene) Cornelio, Gerardo, Nicolás, Nico(Spanish) Mykola(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingKai 2, Kai 3, Kai 4
User SubmissionKai

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Name Days

Finland: February 16

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Entry updated January 22, 2019