Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KAHN-yay(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain. It could be from the name of a town in Botswana (of Tswana origin). Yoruba, Igbo, Xhosa and Fula meanings have also been suggested. It is borne by the American rapper Kanye West (1977-), and the name briefly appeared on the United States top 1000 list in 2004 when he released his debut album.



Entry added January 21, 2022