Derived from the Germanic element kuni
"clan, family" combined with gund
"war". Saint Kunigunde was the wife of the Holy Roman emperor Henry II.
Means "sweet-smelling" or "good deed" in Khmer.
Means "spear" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of the mother of the Pandavas.
From Japanese 九 (ku)
meaning "nine" and 郎 (rou)
meaning "son". This name was traditionally given to the ninth son. Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
German contracted form of CONRAD
. A famous bearer was the American musician Kurt Cobain (1967-1994).
Derived from Czech kvet
meaning "flower, blossom".
From a Scottish surname which was derived from Gaelic caol
meaning "narrows, channel, strait".
Probably a variant of KYLE
, blending it with TYLER
. It also coincides with the rare surname Kyler
, an Anglicized form of Dutch Cuyler
, which is of uncertain meaning.
This name arose in Australia, where it is said to mean "boomerang" in an Australian Aboriginal language. It is more likely a feminine form of KYLE
, and it is in this capacity that it began to be used in America in the 1970s. A famous bearer is the Australian singer Kylie Minogue (1968-).
KYLLIKKIfFinnish, Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish kyllä
"abundance" or kyllin
"enough". This is the name of a character in the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala'.
KYOUm & fJapanese
From Japanese 協 (kyou)
meaning "unite, cooperate", 京 (kyou)
meaning "capital city", 郷 (kyou)
meaning "village", 杏 (kyou)
meaning "apricot", or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
KYRIEm & fEnglish (Modern)
From the name of a Christian prayer, also called the Kyrie eleison
meaning "Lord, have mercy". It is ultimately from Greek κυριος (kyrios)
meaning "lord". In America it was popularized as a masculine name by basketball player Kyrie Irving (1992-), whose name is pronounced differently than the prayer.